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Ms. Alaina Patterson Reid

Alaina Shockley

256.765.5061
UNA Box 5050
002 Willingham Hall
Instructor, English
Email: ampatterson1@una.edu

 

Research & Teaching Fields:

Composition Rhetoric; English as a Second Language; 18th and 19th Century British Literature; World Literature; Women’s Studies

Education:

InstitutionDegree

Northeastern State University: English

B.A.
Northeastern State University: Literature with an emphasis in 18th and 19th Century British Literature; Composition Rhetoric; ESL Certification M.A.

 

Research, Teaching and Other Interests:

    • Master’s Thesis: The Juxtaposition of Neo Classical and Romantic Literary and Social Standards in Jane Austen’s Novels, 2007
    • “If You Build It, They Will Come: Teaching Composition with The PIER Method” University of North Alabama, Continuing Education Workshops, 2015
    • “The Merging Currents of Two Literary Eras in ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho.’” Sigma Tau Delta National English Conference, 2014
    • “Nikki Giovanni’s Children’s Works.” Writer’s Series: Distinguished Guest, Nikki Giovanni. University of North Alabama; Writer’s Series, 2013
    • “The Civil Rights Movement: Comparing the Rhetoric of a 19th Century Illinois Lawyer and a 20th Century Baptist Preacher.” ACETA Conference, 2013
    • "The Rhetoric of Rights: Reading and Writing about Civil Rights in the Composition Classroom.” ACETA Conference; Samford University, 2013
    • GRITS: Examining the Identities of White Southern Women in Modern Media.” ACETA Conference; Tuskegee University, 2011.
    • “Multiple Lenses, One South: Examining Southern Experiences in Literature and Popular Culture.” ACETA Conference; Tuskegee University, 2011.
    • “The Tales Women Tell: Venting on Behalf of Emily.” Sigma Tau Delta International English Conference, 2010.
    • Resume Building Workshop, Sigma Tau Delta: Faculty Panel, 2010.
    • “Anne Radcliffe: Reflections of an Evolving Literary Culture.” Sigma Tau Delta International English Conference, 2009.
    • “The Juxtaposition of Neo-Classical and Romantic Social Standards in Austen’s: Sense and Sensibility.” Sigma Tau Delta International English Conference, 2008.
    • Honors/Awards
      • Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor Society, Alumni Epsilon
      • President’s Leadership Class Academic Distinction Award: Northeastern State University
      • Chi Alpha National Academic Honor Society
      • Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor SocietyPresident’s Leadership Class: Northeastern State University, Scholarship
Courses Taught:
    • ESL: Grammar II
    • EN 099: Basic Composition
    • EN 111: First-year Composition I
    • EN 112: First-year Composition II
    • EN 121: Honors Composition I
    • EN 211: English Literature
    • EN 212: English Literature II
    • EN 231: World Literature
    • EN 232: World Literature II
    • EN 233: Honors World Literature
    • EN 234: Honors World Literature II