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Director, Center for Academic Excellence and Assistant Professor of English

Department: English 

Office: KL 139

Phone Extension: 2375

Corrie began working at Asbury in 2015. She serves as Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Center for Academic Excellence. Her areas of expertise and interest include writing instruction, American women’s fiction, social justice and literature, and the literature of the U.S. South. 

Publications: 

“‘I’m So Happy It Frightens Me’; Female Genealogy in Kate Chopin’s and Pauline Hopkins’ Fiction.” Kate Chopin in Context: New Approaches, Eds. Kathryn O’Donoghue and Heather Ostman. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

“‘What I Would Have Given Him He Liked Better to Steal’: Sexual Violence in Eudora Welty’s The Robber Bridegroom.” Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South. 12 (2005 Spring-Summer): 3,4.

“Folk and Fairy Tale Elements in William Gilmore Simms’ Guy Rivers.” The Simms Review. 12 (Winter 2004): 2.

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