Affiliated Faculty in English
Associate Professor of English
Born in southern New Jersey in 1965, Dr. Evans moved to California with his family in the mid-1970s, living in Vista, Huntington Beach, and Hillcrest before returning east in 1989 with his partner the poet Jennifer Moxley. He received my BA from the University of California at San Diego in 1988 and my PhD from Brown in 2000.
He joined the English Department faculty at the University of Maine as an assistant professor in 1999 and received tenure in 2005. He has coordinated the New Writing Series since 1999 and also served as coordinator for the undergraduate studies program in English from fall of 2004 to spring of 2006. Currently Dr. Evans is Graduate Coordinator for the Department of English. Dr. Evans’ research and teaching focuses on contemporary poetry and poetics, critical theory, modernism, and the avant-garde.
Assistant Professor of English
Jennifer Moxley’s primary areas of creative work and study include creative writing; lyric poetry (history & practice); personal narrative (memoir & autobiography); experimental writing; poetry translation; small magazine/press editing and design; 20th c. American poetry. Secondary areas include French Symbolism, Russian Futurism, 19th c. British poetry, Gay and Lesbian literature, and American women’s literature.
For more information visit her web site