Rhonda Armstrong

Department Chair

Rhonda Armstrong

Department Chair

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of English and Foreign Languages

College of Nursing
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

The Graduate School

  • (706) 667-4427
  • AH E226

Education

  • Ph.D., American/United States Studies St Louis University, 2005

  • MA, American/United States Studies St Louis University, 1999

  • BA, English Language and Literatur Western Kentucky University, 1995

Awards & Honors

  • Rose Library Short Term Research Fellowship Stuart A. Rose Manuscripts and Rare Books Library, Emory University, 2017

  • Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor Summer Institute National Endowment for the Humanities, 2014

  • Regional Study and the Liberal Arts: Appalachia Up Close Summer Institute National Endowment for the Humanities, 2004

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENGL 3250

    Intro to Theory and Method
  • ENGL 4800

    Capstone Seminar

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Opening the Canon: OERs in Literary Studies, 2020
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Review: Revelation and Convergence, 2018
    Book Review
  • "Cross-Pollinating Appalachian Communities: Insider/Outsider Knowledge in Barbara Kingsolver's Prodigal Summer", 2017
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • The Allegiances of Strangers, 2017
    Book Review
  • Reading around the Narrator in Lee Smith’s Oral History, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Professional Service

  • Mississippi Quarterly 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • The Flannery O’Connor Review 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Sigma Tau Delta International English Honors Society 2013 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper
  • Sigma Tau Delta International English Honors Society 2011 - 2013

    Role: Committee Member
  • College Literature 2009 - 2011

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article