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Dr. Nelljean M. Rice
Dean, University College
Kearns 102

Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.F.A., University of Arkansas
M.A., Eastern Washington State
B.A., Beloit College


Dr. Rice, the Dean of University College, has taught at Coastal since 1988. Her areas of specialty include Children's and Young Adult literature, British and American poetry, Creative Non-Fiction, Asian Literature in Translation, and First Year Writing classes. Additionally, Dr. Rice helped establish the minor in Women's and Gender Studies, of which she was the program director until 2005.

Dr. Rice's monograph, A New Matrix for Modernism: A Study of the Lives and Poetry of Charlotte Mew and Anna Wickham, was published by Routledge in 2003.