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Elizabeth McNeil

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Instructor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 0520
Instructor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 0520
Instructor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 0520
Biography

Instructor, Languages and Cultures, School of Letters and Sciences

Education

M.F.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University

Bio

Elizabeth McNeil is an instructor of English at Arizona State University's downtown campus and Faculty Advisor for the Environmental Humanities Certificate. She is an Affiliate Faculty member in Women's and Gender Studies and African and African American Studies. She received her Ph.D. in English (American ethnic and women’s literatures) and M.F.A. in Creative Writing (poetry) from Arizona State University, where she has taught composition, creative writing, literature, film, and career development. Dr. McNeil is the author of Trickster Discourse: Mediating Transformation for a New World (Lambert, 2010) and co-editor of Sapphire’s Literary Breakthrough: Erotic Literacies, Feminist Pedagogies, Environmental Justice Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), nominated for the 2013 Association of American Colleges and Universities' Frederic W. Ness Book Award, and Mapping Queer Space(s) of Praxis and Pedagogy (Queer Studies and Education, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). She has also published two poetry collections, Why We Need to Come Home (Butte County Press, 1988) and Ms. X's Ocean (Four Chambers Press, 2016). Her outreach projects have included teaching poetry, memoir, and academic writing with learners from 5 to 93.

Research Interests

Dr. McNeil's current research and teaching interests include women, science, and literature; ecofeminism/environmental justice literature and film; representations of sex slavery in literature and film; transgender and intersex literature and film; and “freak” studies (a branch of disability studies) in literature and film.

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 202World Literature
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues
ENG 378Environmental Creative Nonfict
ENG 394Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 202World Literature
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues
ENG 367Environmental Literature&Film
ENG 378Environmental Creative Nonfict
ENG 379Travel Writing
ENG 394Special Topics
ENG 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 301Writing for the Professions
ENG 378Environmental Creative Nonfict
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues
ENG 378Environmental Creative Nonfict
ENG 387Intermediate Workshop Poetry
ENG 394Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 288Beginning Workshop Fiction
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues
ENG 367Environmental Literature&Film
ENG 379Travel Writing
ENG 394Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 287Beginning Workshop Poetry
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
ENG 288Beginning Workshop Fiction
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues
ENG 378Environmental Creative Nonfict
ENG 387Intermediate Workshop Poetry
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 105Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues
ENG 379Travel Writing
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues
ENG 394Special Topics
ENG 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 105Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues
ENG 464Great Directors
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 287Beginning Workshop Poetry
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues
ENG 353Af/Am Lit: Begin-Harlem Renais
ENG 394Special Topics
ENG 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 105Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 345Selected Authors or Issues