Elaine O'Quinn

Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Academic Specialties: Adolescent Literature, Teaching of Composition: Theory and Pedagogy, Issues in English Studies, Ethnographic Research. Dr. O'Quinn joined the Dept. of English in 1999. She is co-director of the BS in English Education program. She is also a member of the Women Studies faculty. Her courses address the complex issues of teaching English in American society. Dr. O'Quinn's research interests include critical literacy, the sociopolitical dynamics of reading and writing, gender in the English classroom, and democracy and literacy. She is the author of numerous reviews, articles, and book chapters and has presented at national conferences. Dr. O'Quinn is a member of the Academy of Outstanding Teachers in Arts and Sciences at ASU and has also received the Arts and Sciences Award for Outstanding Advisor.

Title: Associate Professor
Department: English

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Phone: (828) 262-6894