Jean Chamberlain







Associate Professor of English

 Ed.D., Secondary Education (English cognate), Mississippi State University
M.A., English, University of Dayton
B.A., English, Tougaloo College

 Office: 432 College of Liberal Arts Building
Phone: 601.979.5872





 Academic Areas of Interest

Rhetoric and Composition Theory
Research on the Teaching of Composition
Undergraduate Preparation of English Teachers
Professional Development of Inservice English Teachers

Current Research

Writing Assessment
Use of Literary Theory in Secondary English Classrooms
Impact of High Stakes Testing on Classroom Instruction and Student Growth in English
Assessment of English Teacher Preparation Programs

Professional Involvement

Secretary-Treasurer, Mississippi Council of Teachers of English
Member, National Council of Teachers of English


  • Honors Composition
  • World Literature
  • Grammar and Composition
  • Literary Criticism
  • English Methods

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