|Title:||Assistant Professor and Director of the Writing Center|
B.A. in English from Davidson College
M.A. in International Relations from University of Southern California
M.A. in English from Ohio State University
Ph.D. in English from Ohio State University
As a member of the English faculty and Director of the Writing Center, Brenda Boyle is interested in American literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, with a special focus on issues of rhetoric, race, gender, sexuality, and disability. Her research and publications extend from the study of American masculinity’s formations in war, especially the Vietnam War, to representations of gender and sexuality through disability, to gender in The Gilmore Girls. She teaches classes in composition and rhetoric, British and American modernism, the contemporary novel, fiction and non-fiction war narratives, and academic writing.