Faculty News


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Congratulations to Dr. Nicole Amare, who has been promoted to the rank of full professor.


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Congratulations to Carolyn Haines, Assistant Professor of English and Fiction Coordinator at the University of South Alabama, who has been awarded a sabbatical for the 2014-2015 academic year. 


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Congratulations to Dr. Justin St. Clair, Associate Professor of English at the University of South Alabama, who has been awarded a sabbatical for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Dr. St. Clair will spend his sabbatical working on a cultural history of soundtracked fiction, tentatively titled Musical Transmedia: Soundtracked Fiction from Bubble Books to Booktrack.


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Congratulations to Dr. Richard Hillyer, Associate Professor of English at the University of South Alabama, on the publication of his third monograph, Divided between Carelessness and Care: A Cultural History (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).  More information is available here.


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Congratulations to Dr. Nicole Amare, Associate Professor of English at the University of South Alabama, whose book A Unified Theory of Information Design:  Visuals, Text, and Ethics (coauthored with Alan Manning) was just published by Baywood.  More information is available here.


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Congratulations to Carolyn Haines (writing as R. B. Chesterton), whose novel The Darkling was just published by Pegasus.  More information is available here.


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Congratulations to Dr. Justin St. Clair, Associate Professor of English at the University of South Alabama, whose book Sound and Aural Media in Postmodern Literature: Novel Listening was just published by Routledge.  More information is available here.


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Congratulations to Dr. Annmarie Guzy, who has been selected by Faculty Senate as one of the top 50 faculty members at USA (1963-2013).  She will be formally honored as an Outstanding USA Faculty Member during the university's 50th Anniversary celebration on May 3, 2013.


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Congratulations to Dr. Sue Walker, who is the recipient of the 2013 Eugene Current-Garcia Award for Distinction in Literary Scholarship.  This award, created by the Alabama College English Teachers Association, recognizes a scholar who has made major and sustained contributions to literary study in the state of Alabama.  Dr. Walker will officially  receive the award at the Alabama Writers Symposium in Monroeville, Alabama, which takes place April 25-27, 2013.


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Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Raczkowski, Associate Professor of English at the University of South Alabama, who has been awarded a sabbatical for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Chris will be on leave in the spring of 2014.