Dr. Komi Begedou, Assistant Professor from the University of Lome (Togo), will spend the 2014-15 academic year as a Fulbright scholar in the English Department at Texas State, researching intraracial discrimination in American Literature and working with Elvin Holt and Steve Wilson.
This fall, the following faculty will receive awards from the University and the College of Liberal Arts: Mark Busby (scholarly / creative activity), Doug Dorst (scholarly / creative activity) and Nancy Wilson (service) will receive College of Liberal Arts Excellence Awards at the College of Liberal Arts Convocation; Steve Wilson will receive the Swinney Teaching Award at the University Convocation.
On April 15, the English Department recognized its best students, including those who received Academic Achievement Awards; those who were admitted to the English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta; those who received Departmental scholarships; and those named Outstanding Senior in English and Outstanding Graduate Student in English.
Clare Barker is working on her PhD at the University of New Mexico. Her dissertation focuses on mental health and stability in medieval mystics, saints, and visionaries.
Dr. Jaime Mejía is a faculty member with the Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Composition (MARC) program.
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