Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in English Education
Roger A. Ladd is a professor in the Department of English, Theatre, and World Languages at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, where he has taught since 2003. He is the author of Antimercantilism in Late Medieval English Literature (2010), as well as a number of articles addressing Margery Kempe, the Canterbury Tales, John Gower, and Everyman. His teaching interests include medieval and early modern literature, literary theory and history, introductory linguistics and history of the language, J. R. R. Tolkien, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Malory. He is currently working on a book-length project on satire and John Gower. He is treasurer of the international John Gower Society. Dr. Ladd also enjoys volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America, hiking, backpacking, and bicycling.