Dr. Alison Van Nyhuis
Ph.D. in English, University of Florida, 2007.
M.A. in English, University of Florida, 2003.
B.A. in Humanities, Cultural Studies Minor, and Sociology Minor, Northwestern College, 2001.
Central College Abroad: Granada, Spain, Spring 2000.
Central College Abroad: London, England, Fall 1999.
"Domestic Work, Masculinity, and Freedom in Austin Clarke's Toronto Trilogy." Journal of West Indian Literature Forthcoming 2013.
"Reclaiming Caribbean Labor from the Global Marketplace: Sugar, Tourism, and Textiles in Alan Cambeira's Azúcar Trilogy." Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture 2 (2012): 65-98. Print.
"Caribbean Literature, North American Migration, and the American Dream." Atenea: A Bilingual Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences 32 (2012): 59-71. Print.
"Textual Variance in Versions of S.T. Coleridge's Poetry: Reading 'The Picture; or, The Lover's Resolution' as a Poem, a Picture, and a Feminine Body." Journal of the Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Arts 11.1 (2012): 17-33. Print.
Rev. of Teaching Literature and Language Online, ed. Ian Lancashire. Modern Language Studies 42.1 (2012): 100-104. Print.
"Teaching Michelle Cliff's No Telephone to Heaven in a Postcolonial Context." Radical Teacher 93 (2012): 51-52. Print.
"American Dreams and Nightmares: Migration and Myth in Claude McKay's Twentieth-Century American Poetry." Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses 62 (2011): 31-42. Print.
"Negotiating Colonial Roots and Gendered Places: Machismo and Feminism in Esmeralda Santiago's América's Dream." Ometeca 16 (2011): 32-56. Print.
"Example of a Well-Designed Course." Designing Better Learning Experiences. Nov. 2010. Web.
"Revolution and Modern American Poetry: Genevieve Taggard's Calling Western Union." Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses 52 (2006): 129-35. Print.
"Moving Beyond Black and White Issues: Jewishness and Symbols of Womanhood in Abeng." Journal of West Indian Literature 13.1-2 (2005): 176-95. Print.
Rev. of Consuming the Caribbean: From Arawaks to Zombies, by Mimi Sheller. ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 35.3-4 (2004): 207-09. Print.
"The Genevieve Taggard Effect: Producing Poetic Narratives and Literary Misfits." How2 2.1 (2003): n. pag. Web.
"Anthologies Containing Genevieve Taggard's Work," compiled with Julia Lisella. How2 2.1 (2003): n. pag. Web.
25 entries on Caribbean authors and a literary movement for the Encyclopedia of World Writers, 19th and 20th Centuries. Ed. Marie Josephine Diamond. New York: Facts on File, 2003. Print.
"Nationalistic Myopia: Pocomania's Reflection and Projection of the Jamaican Nation." Sargasso: A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture 2 (2002):115-127. Print.
Articles and photographs for the Northwest Iowa Review, Summer 2001. Print.
Funded Research and Grants
Research Fellowship, Fayetteville State University, Academic Affairs, Fall 2012-Spring 2013.
Course Reassignment for Research, Fayetteville State University, Department of English, Fall 2011.
Research Stipend, Fayetteville State University, Graduate School, Summer 2011.
Course Reassignment for Research, Fayetteville State University, Department of English, Spring 2011.
Course Re-design Grant, Fayetteville State University, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, Fall 2008-Spring 2009.
General Education Project Grant, Shippensburg University, Center for Faculty Excellence in Scholarship and Teaching, Spring 2008.
Alumni Fellowship, University of Florida, Office of the Provost, Fall 2003-Summer 2007.