James Kirkland

Professor Department of English Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Phone: 252-737-1945 Email: kirklandj@ecu.edu Website: https://english.ecu.edu/people/faculty/james-kirkland/ Areas of expertise: American literature, magico-religious healing traditions, traditional healing, rhetoric and composition, herbal medicine, tall tales and urban legends, folklore

William Meggs

Professor Executive Vice Chair of Faculty, Research and Toxicology Department of Emergency Medicine Brody School of Medicine Phone: 252-744-2954 Email: meggsw@ecu.edu Website: https://emergency-medicine.ecu.edu/faculty/meggsw/ Areas of expertise: toxicology, inflammation, designer drugs, bath salts, emergency medicine