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Andrea Adolph
2814 Edelweiss St. NE #2
Canton, OH 44721
(330) 491-0695
[email protected]
Department of English
Kent State University-Stark Campus
Canton, OH 44720
(330) 244-3401
[email protected]
Professional Experience
Assistant Professor of English; Kent State University-Stark Campus; August 2002Graduate Teaching Associate; Louisiana State University; 1996-2001
Instructor of English; De Anza College, Cupertino, CA; 1996
Instructor of English; Chabot College, Hayward, CA; 1996
PhD; English Literature; Louisiana State University; 2002
Dissertation: Body and Soul: Food, the Female (In)Corporeal, and the Narrative Effects of Mind/Body
Major field: Twentieth-Century British Literature/Modernism
Minor field: Women's and Gender Studies
Master of Fine Arts; Creative Writing (poetry) and Literature; Mills College; 1993
Bachelor of Arts; English; California State University, Fresno; 1990
Minor: Women's Studies
Honors and Awards
Ohio Campus Compact Northeastern Ohio Higher Education Coalition Minigrant, 2003
Funding for research related to the project “Identifying Gender Bias in Student Service-Learning Rhetoric”
Kent State University Research Council Summer Research Appointment, 2003
LSU Women’s and Gender Studies Program Ann Veronica Simon Outstanding Gender Studies Dissertation Award,
LSU Graduate School Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2001-02
LSU Program of Learning through Service Outstanding Service Award (for commitment to service-learning
pedagogy), 2000
LSU Women's and Gender Studies Program Outstanding Feminist Activist Award, 2000
Sarah L. Liggett Teaching Award, 2000
LSU Department of English Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 1999
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Outreach Grant, 1998
Project Director of "The Body Eclectic: A Public Forum," featuring poet Brenda Hillman and critic
Marleen Barr; grant funds partially matched by LSU Office of Research and Graduate Studies; additional
funds procured through the Student Government Association
Evelyn Scott Award for Literary Nonfiction, 1998
Academic Publications
"Linda Pastan." Contemporary American Women Poets: An A-Z Guide. Ed. Catherine Cucinella. Westport, CT:
Greenwood Press, 2002. 273-7.
"Jayne Anne Phillips." Contemporary American Women Fiction Writers: An A-Z Guide. Ed. Laurie Champion
and Rhonda Austin. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. 306-11.
"Virginia Woolf's Revision of a Shavian Tradition." SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies 21 (2001): 6379
Creative Publications
bite to eat place: an anthology of contemporary food poetry and poetic prose. Redwood Coast
Press, 1995 (co-editor with Donald L. Vallis and Anne F. Walker)
Includes work by Margaret Atwood, Kelly Cherry, Brenda Hillman, Sandra McPherson, Diana O'Hehir,
and Michael Ondaatje
Improv. Redwood Coven Press, 1994 (poetry chapbook)
"(This tool is not a murder device)," "Iconography," "seven colored panes of moment," "You dream the drownings":
Zugernat Spring 2000
"Sparks, Sparking": Crab Creek Review Winter/Spring 1999
"Consider the Opening": New Orleans Review 24.3/4 (1998)
"Kydyby byly v prdeli ryby, nebyly by rybniky": The Cream City Review 22.2 (1998)
"The Obvious Octave": Shiela-Na-Gig 12 (1998)
"Down the Road," "If You Call an Angel Angel, Will It Bare Its Wings and Fly?": Key Satch(el) 2.1 (1998)
"Beyond What Happened: When Narrative Isn't Enough (A Letter to Virginia Woolf)": Santa Barbara Review 4.1
(1996; creative nonfiction)
"Man Resembling a Hexagram": Spoon River Poetry Review 20.1 (1995)
"Candle Child," "Carpentry," "Once Upon a Time": Santa Barbara Review 3.1 (1995)
"Someone Had to Eat It," "Salt Eater," "Under an Arbor I Imagine Your Vegetables":
bite to eat place, Redwood Coast Press, 1995
"Cormorants": Portland Review 41.2 (1995)
"Someone Had to Eat It," "Pulling Away: Four Directions," "Hands," "State Route 99": Jubal 4 (1994)
"Conversation With the Dowager": ART/LIFE 14.9 (1994)
"Oral Fixation," "The Rest of It," "Heatwave": Spilled Ink 1 (1994)
"Leaves": Mockingbird 1.1 (1994)
"26 and Single": Pearl 20 (1994)
"Little Wants," "Autism": Cimarron Review 106 (1994)
"Footbridge": hip Mama 1 (1993)
"Kinetics": Poetry Flash 246 (1993)
"Improvisation": Santa Barbara Review 1.2 (1993)
"You Can't Share a Memory," "Cantaloupe": Santa Clara Review 80.2 (1993)
Other Publications
Review of books from Bloody Twin Press (Blue Creek, OH): Tom Bridwell, Notes from the Cistern (2001);
Theodore Enslin, Music in the Key of C, Part 5 (1995); Tom Bridwell, Karen Driscoll, Stephen Ellis, Skip
Fox, Brian Richards, Long Song Water Pond (1999); Skip Fox, Wallet (1998). Exquisite Corpse 11 (2002).
Online. <>
Review of Into the Peculiar Dark, by Anne F. Walker. New Delta Review 16.1 (1998)
Review of The Siege, by Helen Dunmore. Cimarron Review (forthcoming)
Review of The Devil’s Workshop, by Demetria Martinez. Cold Mountain Review (forthcoming)
Review of Sin puertas visibles: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Mexican Women, ed. And trans. Jen
Hofer. Cold Mountain Review (forthcoming)
Administrative and Editorial Experience
Service-Learning Coordinator, Kent State University-Stark Campus, 2003Work to increase faculty awareness of service-learning across disciplines, and to form appropriate
community partnerships commensurate with faculty and student needs; facilitate ongoing dialogue among
faculty involved in community-based learning and with administration; liaison between Stark campus and
service-learning coordinator at the Kent Campus.
Service-Learning Specialist in English; Louisiana State University, 2000-01
Coordinator of service-learning programs in the LSU Department of English: curriculum development,
recruitment, maintenance and expansion of program across ranks and area groups, scheduling, assisting
University-wide coordinator with program growth across disciplines
Nonfiction Editor, New Delta Review, 1999-2001
Publisher, Redwood Coast Press, 1997-present
After working with this small poetry press as an author and an editor, I took over operations from its
founders in 1997
Professional Conferences
Papers Delivered
“The Maria Jackson Letters: Woolf and Familial Discourses of Embodiment.” Modern Language Association
Convention, December 2003, San Diego, CA (upcoming)
"Virginia Woolf at the A&P: Students Respond to the Cotton Wool of Life." Thirteenth Annual Virginia Woolf
Conference, June 2003, Smith College
"Consumption Asunder: Woolf, Dunmore, and the Mind/Body Split." Eleventh Annual Virginia Woolf
Conference, June 2001, University of Wales at Bangor
"Luncheon at 'The Leaning Tower': Class and Consumption in Virginia Woolf's Between the Acts." New
Modernisms II/Modernist Studies Association, October 2000, University of Pennsylvania
"Text and Experience: Using Service to Teach Multicultural Literature." South Central Modern Language
Association, October 1999, Memphis, TN
"Ally McBeal and Bridget Jones: Considering the Mythology of Postfeminism." Popular Culture
Association/American Culture Association, March 1999, San Diego, CA
"Ally McBeal and Bridget Jones: Considering the Mythology of Postfeminism." Society for the Study of Narrative
Literature, April 1999, Dartmouth College
"Triva(l) Women: John Gay's Prostitutes." South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, February 1999,
Shreveport, LA
"'I cared more for love and life': Ellen Terry and Freshwater." Seventh Annual Virginia Woolf Conference, June
1997, Plymouth State College
"Maintaining Girlhood as Feminine Alterity in the Work of Sandra Cisneros." Chicano Cultural Critique:
Trespassing Disciplinary Divides, April 1997, University of Colorado, Boulder
"'Then Florinda laid her hand upon his knee': Virginia Woolf's Shady Ladies." Sixth Annual Virginia Woolf
Conference, June 1996, Clemson University
"Beyond What Happened: When Narrative Isn't Enough (A Letter to Virginia Woolf)." Fifth Annual Virgina Woolf
Conference, June 1995, Otterbein College
"Hands With Ringless Fingers: Unmarried Women in Three Woolf Novels." Third Annual Virginia Woolf
Conference, June 1993, Lincoln University
Panels Moderated
“Assessing Institutionalization of Service-Learning Programs.” Second International Conference on ServiceLearning Research, October 2002, Vanderbilt University
"Magnificent Meanies and Their Excellent Effects." South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies,
February 1999, Shreveport, LA
"Cultural Conflict: Media Studies." Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, March 1999, San
Diego, CA
Additional Presentations/Performances
Roundtable discussion on service-learning at the Ninth Annual Kent State University Teaching Council
Conference, October 2002
Informal presentations on service-learning pedagogy at forums for the LSU Department of English
Pedagogy Committee, the LSU Center for Faculty Development, East Baton Rouge Parish School System
principals, and for AmeriCorps training through SERVE! Baton Rouge
Poetry readings on radio stations KFCF, Fresno, CA (1988, 1991, 1993); KFSR, Fresno, CA (1990); KPFA,
Berkeley, CA (1993); KLSU, Baton Rouge, LA (1998)
Bookstore and related venue readings performed regularly (CA: Fresno, Berkeley, Oakland, Santa Monica, Los
Angeles, San Rafael; LA: Baton Rouge, New Orleans)
Teaching Experience
Kent State University-Stark Campus
English 10001
English 10002
English 22073
English 25002
College English I
College English II
Major Modern Writers
Literature in English II
Louisiana State University
English 1001
English 1002
English 1001+
Argumentation (thematic focus on mass media)
Service-learning Composition
Louisiana State University (cont.)
English 1002+
English 2024
English 2029
Service-learning Argumentation (including thematic
focus on education and literacy)
Introduction to Poetry Writing (including optional
service project)
Critical Strategies
Introduction to Drama (Drama of Community)
English 1B
Composition and Research
English 101A
English 1A
English 7
Basic Skills
Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum
English 2007
De Anza College
Chabot College
Professional Service
Peer reviewer, Learn and Serve America K-12/Community-beased grant competition, 2003
Chair, KSU-Stark Ad-Hoc Committee on Community-Based Learning, 2003
KSU-Stark Distinguished Teaching Award Committee, 2003
KSU-Stark Artist/Lecture Committee, 2003
LSU Service-Learning Faculty Incentive Grants Committee, 2000-02
LSU Commission on the Status of Women, 1999-2002
Modern Language Association, 1993-present
Virginia Woolf Society, 1995-present
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