Elaine O'Quinn

Dr. O'Quinn joined the Dept. of English in 1999. She is co-director of the BS in English Education program. She is also a member of the Women Studies faculty and the Appalachian Studies faculty. Her courses address the complex issues of teaching English in American society. Dr. O'Quinn's research interests include critical literacy, the sociopolitical dynamics of reading and writing, gender in the English classroom, and democracy and literacy. Dr. O'Quinn is a member of the Academy of Outstanding Teachers in Arts and Sciences at ASU, and she has also received the Arts and Sciences Award for Outstanding Advisor. In Spring of 2012, the Belk Library dedicated the Elaine J. O'Quinn Girls' Studies Special Collection in honor of Dr. O'Quinn's donation of vintage books for girls. She is also the 2012 recipient of the North Carolina Board of Governors Teaching Award.

Website: https://english.appstate.edu/faculty-staff/elaine-oquinn

Title: Professor of English

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6894