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