The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

Hephzibah Roskelly, Ph.D.

Hephzibah Roskelly, Ph.D.

Linda Arnold Carlisle Distinguished Excellence Professor
in Women's & Gender Studies

Department: English
Office: 3326 Moore Humanities Building
Telephone: 336.334.3280


Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., The University of Louisville, 1985
Literary Interpretation, Composition & Rhetoric

M.A., The University of Louisville, 1981

B.A., Murray State University, 1969
English & Drama

Area of Specialization:

Rhetoric and composition theory, American literature before 1900, women's history and rhetoric, philosophy and composing, pedagogy

Academic Experience:

Professor of English, 1989–Present
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Assistant Professor of English, 1985–1989
The University of Massachusetts, Boston

Director of Writing Center, 1983–1985
The University of Louisville

Assistant Director of Composition, 1980–1983
The University of Louisville

Teaching Assistant, 1978–1985
The University of Louisville

Secondary English Teacher, 1970–1978
Jesse Stuart High School, Louisville

Selected Publications:

"The Hope for Peace and Bread," in Women Between the Wars
NCTE Press, 2009

"Teaching Like Weasels," in Education and Hope in Troubled Times: Visions of Change for Our Children's World
Routledge, 2009

"What Teachers Need to Know about Teaching Rhetoric"
College Board, 2007

Reason to Believe: Romanticism, Pragmatism and the Possibility of Teaching
SUNY Press, 2003

Breaking Into the Circle: Groups for Gender and Racial Equity in the English Classroom
Heinemann, 2002

Awards and Honors:

Council Trustee
The North Carolina Humanities Council, 2008–Present

Linda Carlisle Professorship in Women's and Gender Studies
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2006–Present

Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2003

BLS Program Notes

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Congratulations to our May 2015 Graduates!

Fall 2015 Class Dates
Full Semester (POT 1)
• 17 Aug: Session Begins
• 21 Aug: Add/Drop Ends
• 09 Oct: W Deadline !!!
• 30 Nov: Session Ends
• 09 Dec: Exams End
BLS Session 1 (POT A)
• 17 Aug: Session Begins
• 19 Aug: Add/Drop Ends
• 09 Sep: W Deadline !!!
• 02 Oct: Session Ends
BLS Session 2 (POT B)
• 06 Oct: Session Begins
• 08 Oct: Add/Drop Ends
• 02 Nov: W Deadline !!!
• 30 Nov: Session Ends
• 09 Dec: Exams End

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