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Dr. Christopher Rieger, Director

Dr. Christopher Rieger, Professor of English, became Director of the Center for Faulkner Studies in 2013 following Dr. Hamblin's retirement.


Dr. Robert Hamblin, Founding Director

Robert W. Hamblin is Emeritus Professor of English at Southeast Missouri State University, where he taught from 1965 until 2013. He is the founding Director of the Center for Faulkner Studies, established in 1989. He retired in 2013 but continues to work part-time as a volunteer consultant.

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Roxanne Dunn, Archivist

Roxanne Dunn, Archival Assistant in Special Collections and Archives at Kent Library, joined Southeast Missouri State University staff in July of 2013 after being graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a master's degree in library and information science. She also earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Illinois in 2005.


Mr. Louis Daniel Brodsky

Louis Daniel Brodsky, poet, businessman, and scholar, whose outstanding Faulkner collection became the basis for the creation of the Center for Faulkner Studies, died at his home in St. Louis on June 16, 2014.


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