Staff | Department of English | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts


Joyce Schemonia

Writing Studies Office Manager

Joyce Schemonia

Phone: 618.453.6811
Office: Faner, Room 2390

Joyce arranges class scheduling and book orders for all English Department classes and works closely with the Director of Writing Studies on Core Curriculum composition classes. If you have a problem with your course schedule for English 100, 101, 102, 119, 120H, 204, 290, or 291, then Joyce will know how to solve it.

Patty Norris

Graduate Studies Office Manager

Phone: 618.453.6894
Office: Faner, Room 2390

Patty works closely with the Director of Graduate Studies on all matters related to graduate applications, registration, and graduation.

Applicants and students can trust her to help them through the paperwork and procedures required for each step of their graduate education.

Patty Norris

Fiscal Office Manager

Phone: 618.453.2370
Office: Faner, Room 2370

Patty is the assistant to the Chair of the English Department and manages all of the fiscal operations of the department, including procurement, travel processing, statistical reporting, inventory, and equipment needs. She also serves as liaison for the department to IT, physical plant, and janitorial services.