Faculty News


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Congratulations to Dr. Ellen Burton Harrington on the publication of her monograph, Conrad’s Sensational Heroines: Gender and Representation in the Late Fiction of Joseph Conrad (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).


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Dr. Steven Trout, professor and chair of English, is the 2017 recipient of the MidAmerica Award from the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature for distinguished contributions to the study of Midwestern literature.  More...


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Dr. Justin St. Clair has been selected as a Provost Faculty Fellow at USA for the 2017-18 academic year. The Provost Faculty Fellows Program is a professional development opportunity for faculty members interested in developing leadership and administrative skills at the University level.


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Congratulations to Dr. Richard Hillyer, who has been promoted to the rank of full professor.


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Congratulations to Dr. Annmarie Guzy, associate professor of English, who has been named a Fellow of the National Collegiate Honors Council in recognition of her outstanding contributions to honors education.  Read more.


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Congratulations to Dr. Larry Beason, who has been promoted to the rank of full professor.


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Congratulations to Dr. Cris Hollingsworth, Associate Professor of English, who has been chosen to participate in the Active Learning Initiative at South Alabama (ALISA).


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Congratulations to Dr. Richard Hillyer, Associate Professor of English at the University of South Alabama, who has been awarded a sabbatical for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Dr. Hillyer will spend his sabbatical semester (Spring 2016) working on his current book, Descartes's Dagger: Poetry and Science as Mortal Enemies.


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Congratulations to Dr. Pat Cesarini, Associate Professor of English at the University of South Alabama, who has been awarded a sabbatical for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Dr. Cesarini will spend his sabbatical semester (Fall 2015) working on a study of Herman Melville and the tradition of Virgil's Georgics.


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Congratulations to Dr. Nicole Amare, who has been promoted to the rank of full professor.