Dr. Michael Schaefer

Professor of English


Irby 408

(501) 450-5119


Mike Schaefer received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina.  At UCA, where he has taught since 1989, he specializes in American literature of the colonial period and the nineteenth century.  He is also strongly committed to the English department’s general-education offerings, particularly World Lit II and Introduction to Literature.  He has published books and articles on Stephen Crane, Ambrose Bierce, John W. De Forest, and others; he is currently in the early stages of work on a book on modern novels about the American Civil War.  He has served terms as president of the UCA Faculty Senate and of the Arkansas Conference of the American Association of University Professors.

For more information about Dr. Schaefer, click here to see his complete curriculum vitae.



Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
M.A., North Carolina State University
B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill


Fall 2015 Office Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00-12:00  2:30-4:30  10:00-12:00  2:30-4:30  10:00-12:00

Also available by appointment.

General Criteria for Essay Grades

Essay Revision Checklist

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

American Lit. I

ENGL 2312

TTh 8:00-9:15

Irby 304

American Provincial Lit.

ENGL 4312/5312

MWF 9:00-9:50

Irby 312


Introduction to Fiction

ENGL 2370

TR 9:25-10:40

Irby 304


Intro. to Fiction

ENGL 2370

 TTR 10:50-12:05  ARK 110 Syllabus


 Research Methods  ENGL 3105  M 3:00-3:50  Irby 304 Syllabus

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