Rebecca Harrison

Rebecca Harrison, Associate Professor of English, is the co-editor with Emily Hipchen of Inhabiting La Patria: Identity, Agency and Antojo in the Work of Julia Alvarez. She is the winner of the 2016 University System of Georgia Regents’ Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Award. Also in 2016, she was guest professor at the Obama Institute of Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany, in part, presenting a lecture titled “The Female Aesthetic in the Modern South: A Confederacy of Water Moccasins.” Her research includes overlooked and underappreciated women authors of the U.S. South such as Beatrice Witte Ravenel, Ellen Glasgow, Elizabeth Maddox Roberts, and Lillian Smith; Genre Revision and the Captivity Narrative; Women’s Literature and Theory; secondary education for English/language arts; and STEM to STEAM curricula.