English Faculty

Charity Henderson Charity Henderson
M.F.A., University of California, Irvine
Adjunct Faculty
chender1@heidelberg.edu
(419)-448-2118
Douglas Collar Douglas Collar
B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English & Integrated Studies
Associate Dean of the Honors Program

Q: How long have you been teaching at Heidelberg? What do you enjoy about teaching or being here that’s kept you here?
Since the fall of 1999. I enjoy teaching here because Heidelberg is a teaching institution. I love sharing my interests with students—who are...
dcollar@heidelberg.edu
(419)-448-2047

Emily Isaacson Emily Isaacson
Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia
Assistant Professor of English
  • Article, “Step-Dame Study’s Purpose: Early Modern Literature and Critical Thinking” published in Winter/Spring 2013 issue of the CEA Forum (42:1)
  • Presented: “Satirizing the Artificer in Ben Jonson’s A Tale of a Tub” at the Midwest Modern...
    eisaacso@heidelberg.edu
    (419)-448-2184
David Kimmel David Kimmel
B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English

Q: How long have you been teaching at Heidelberg? What do you enjoy about teaching or being here that’s kept you here?
I came in the fall of 1997. I like this department and the chance to work closely with great students over the years.

Q: Describe your...
dkimmel@heidelberg.edu
(419)-448-2049

William Reyer William Reyer
B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English

Q: How long have you been teaching at Heidelberg? What do you enjoy about teaching or being here that’s kept you here?
I came in the fall of 1982 teaching as an adjunct while working on my Ph.D. There’s a shared leadership in the department, not a hierarchy...
wreyer@heidelberg.edu
(419)-448-2048

James Scherf Jr. James Scherf Jr.
M.H., Tiffin University; B.A., Heidelberg University
Adjunct Faculty
jscherf@heidelberg.edu
(419)-448-2118
Ruth Wahlstrom Ruth Wahlstrom
B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of English

Q: How long have you been teaching at Heidelberg? What do you enjoy about teaching or being here that’s kept you here?
43 years. I enjoy teaching and meeting a new “crop” every semester. I love the opportunity to teach seminars and create new courses like...
rwahlstr@heidelberg.edu
(419)-448-2100

Name Title(s) Phone Number
Jennifer Dempsey Writing Center Coordinator 419-448-2484