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Marcia McCreary


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Brittian Hall 341

Fall 2021 (Virtual) Office Hours
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays (Via Zoom): 9:00:9:50 and happily by appointment
Please email within 24 hours of your preferred meeting time.

We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” –Anaïs Nin


Marcia McCreary is a Lecturer for the Department of English at Coastal Carolina University where she teaches Freshman Composition courses ENGL 101 and 102. She received her B.A. from Hiram College in Humanities and Fine Arts with a Writing focus and her M.A. in English from Youngstown State University. In addition, she received a Teaching Certificate from Notre Dame College in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to teaching at CCU, she taught courses at the college and high school levels in English Composition, English Literature, American Literature and Diversity, Contemporary Literature, T.V. Production, and Creative Writing. She also served as Writing Center Director at Cuyahoga Community College, and prior to her teaching career was a News Correspondent and Advertising Executive.  Her research interests are dedicated to the teaching of writing and cultivating an authentic writer’s voice. 


M.A. English, Youngstown State University, 2009
B.A. Humanities and Fine Arts, Hiram College, 2006
Teaching Certificate, Notre Dame College, 2007

Teaching Areas

First-year Composition

Research Areas

The Teaching of Writing and the Importance of Feedback. Digital Literacy/Writing Practices in a Digital World. First Year College Composition Pedagogical Practices.19th Century American and British Literary Studies. Multi-genre Tiered Courses and Creative Writing Fiction and Nonfiction.