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Ellen Arnold

Senior Lecturer

Jonathan Doe
Contact Ellen Arnold
843-349-2606 sarnold@coastal.edu

Edwards Building 289

Sprind 2018 Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10-11am; Tuesday/Thursday 9:15-10:15am

You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” – Madeline L’Engle

Biography

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. 

Education

Ph.D., University of South Carolina

M.A., College of William and Mary

B.A., University of Montevallo(Alabama)

Publications

 “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