Preselfannie E. Whitfield McDaniels

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Department Chair & Associate Professor of English
Office: 432 College of Liberal Arts Building
Phone: 601.979.6928
E-mail: preselfannie.w.mcdaniels@jsums.edu

 

 

 

 

 

DEGREES:
Ph.D., English, Louisiana State University
M.A., English, Mississippi College
B.A., English, Jackson State University
  
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
20th Century American and African American Literature, the Novel 
United States Women Writers
African American (Vernacular English)—AAVE/AAE Studies
Service Learning and Portfolio Pedagogies
 
RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (as of March 2017) 
 
RECENT COURSES TAUGHT:
Undergraduate Level:
Composition and Literature (ENG 111, 112, 111X, 112X-Honors)
Classical Mythology (ENG 219)
Grammar and Composition (ENG 303)
Survey of American Literature (ENG 321, 322)
Language Arts in Elementary Schools (ENG 401)
Language Arts in Secondary Schools (ENG 402)
Senior Seminar (ENG 495)

Graduate Level:
Survey of Grammar Principles (ENG 503)
American Fiction after 1900 (ENG 521)
Seminar in Writing Problems (ENG 622)

SELECTED SERVICE AND APPOINTMENTS:
Director: SACS QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan, 2016- ) 
Coordinator: SACS QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan, 2013-2015) 
​​Coordinator: Freshman English Courses (until 2011) 
Editor: Ronald E. McNair Baccalaureate Program Research Journal (2008) 
Advisory Boards: Honors Council, Ronald E. McNair Baccalaureate Program 
(until 2011); Richard Wright Center for the Written Word (until 2008) 
Chairperson: Departmental Student Awards Program 
Chairperson, Graduate Thesis Committee 
Writing across the Curriculum Team (2009-2013) 
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (2010-2013) 
University Assessment Team (2010-2012; 2015- )

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
College Language Association (Chair, HBCU Committee, 2016- ; Secretary, 2009-2015)
Mississippi Philological Association
Mary Church Terrell Literary Club (Corresponding Secretary, 2016- )

 

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