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


Spring 2015 Office Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 9:00-11:00  2:30-4:30  9:00-11:00  2:30-4:30  9:00-11:00

Also available by appointment.

General Criteria for Essay Grades

Essay Revision Checklist

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

American Lit. I

ENGL 2312

MWF 8:00-8:50

Irby 304

American Lit. I

ENGL 2312

MWF 12:00-12:50

Irby 303


Introduction to Fiction

ENGL 2370

TR 9:25-10:40

ARK 110


American Fiction Since 1900

ENGL 4314/5314

 TTR 10:50-12:05  Irby 201 Syllabus


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