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Personal Page: Douglas Sugano


  • Ph.D. from UCLA
  • M.A. from UCLA
  • B.A University of California

Doug was transplanted from Southern California to Spokane in 1988. After receiving a BA from the University of California Berkeley, Doug earned M.A. and Ph.D. from UCLA, and taught in the UCLA composition program before coming to Whitworth. Doug's specialties include Shakespeare, late medieval British drama, and Asian American Literature. Doug is married to Linda, a fourth-grade teacher, and they have two daughters, Katy and Julie. Doug edited a medieval cycle play that premiered in England in 1997 and saw its American premiere at Gonzaga University in April 2002. Together with Jim Waller of the Psychology Department, Doug received a two-year Hewlett Foundation Grant to encourage diversity at Gonzaga and Whitworth. On Sundays, Doug and Laura Bloxham can be found leading the Book Club, an adult Sunday school class at Whitworth Presbyterian Church.