Ellen Arnold

Ellen Arnold Faculty Profile (760)

Ellen Arnold

Senior Lecturer

Phone: 843-349-2606 Email: sarnold@coastal.edu Office Hours:



Ellen Arnold holds a Ph.D. in 19th-century British Literature from the University of South Carolina. She has taught at Coastal Carolina University since 2002; previous teaching experience includes colleges and universities in South Carolina, Indiana, and Missouri. 


Ph.D., University of South Carolina

M.A., College of William and Mary

B.A., University of Montevallo(Alabama)


 “Theme-based Approaches to Teaching the Sophomore Literature Survey.” Co-written with Rebecca Hamill and Linda Martin. The CEA Forum.

“Working Overtime: A Multi-disciplinary Discussion of Parenting and Working in the 21st Century.” Co-written with Dennis Earl, Pamela Martin, Renee Smith, and Holley Tankersley. Bridges.

“Preying on the Working Mother: Michael Crichton’s Real Villain.” Postscript: Publication of the Philological Association of the Carolinas.

“Genre, Gender, and Cross-Dressing in Mary Robinson’s Walsingham.” Postscript: Publication of the Philological Association of the Carolinas.

Teaching Areas

First-year composition, British Literature after 1750, Children’s Literature, Young Adult Literature, and Women’s and Gender Studies

Research Areas

Evidence-based teaching and learning, Multiculturalism in children’s and young adult literature, Contingent faculty and academic freedom. and Women writers of the Romantic era