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Dr. Dianna Vitanza
Carroll Science, room 308
Ph.D. Northern Illinois University
Dianna Vitanza is currently serving as Chair of the English Department. She has previously held a number of administrative positions at Baylor, including Director of Undergraduate Studies in English, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. She received her B.A. from Baylor University, her M.A. from the University of Houston, and her Ph.D. from Northern Illinois University. Her scholarly interests include Victorian fiction, particularly the novels of George Eliot and Charlotte Bronte, and Victorian poetry, particularly the works of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. She is also co-editor of two books on Christian higher education, The Baptist and Christian Character of Baylor and The Future of Baptist Higher Education.