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Dr. Aaron Housholder

English

 

     
     

Assistant Professor of English

Office Location: Reade Center 145
Phone: (765) 998-5141
Email: arhousholder@taylor.edu

Specialties: Creative writing, prose, 18th-century British literature, Victorian and Edwardian fiction, Gothic fiction

 

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Aaron J. Housholder

 

EDUCATION

2007
ABD, Literature
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana
- Expected Ph.D. completion date: August 2011
- Areas of specialty: Victorian fiction; Gothic fiction

2007
Master of Arts, Creative Writing (fiction)
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana
- Thesis: The Shadow Line: Short Stories

1998
Master of Arts, Literature
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana

1995
Bachelor of Arts, English (minor in Philosophy), Magna Cum Laude
Anderson University
Anderson, Indiana

 

RECENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2007-present
Instructor of English
Taylor University
Upland, IN
- Courses taught: ENG 110 (Expository Writing), ENG 211 (Intro to Creative Writing), ENG 230 (World Literature), ENG 233 (Literary London), ENG 300 (Parnassus), ENG 321 (Fiction Writing), ENG 410 (Advanced Writing Workshop), ENG 426 (Restoration and 18 -Century Literature), ENG 492 (senior project supervision)

2006-2007
Graduate Assistant – Freshman Connections
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana
- Served as assistant to the Director of the Freshman Connections program
- Helped facilitate FC programming and maintain the FC website

2004-2005
Instructor, English Department
Anderson University
Anderson, Indiana
- Courses taught: ENGL 1110 (Rhetoric & Composition) and ENGL 1120 (Rhetoric & Research)

2003
Contract Faculty, English Department
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana
- Course taught: English 104 (Composition & Literature)

2000-2003 
English Lecturer and Course Facilitator
Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce
Professional Development & Training Centre
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
- Contracted to develop and facilitate Grammar Skills, Writing Skills and Business Writing workshops (23 workshops in total)
- More than 360 students participated in these eight-hour workshops

1999-2002 
Instructor of English/Communications
International College of the Cayman Islands
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
- Courses taught: Writing Skills (developmental), English 101 (essay writing), and English 102 (research paper writing)
- Also served as Director of Admissions for the college

 

RECENT ACADEMIC HONORS

2007
Frances Mayhew Rippy Graduate Scholarship
Ball State University

2004-2006
University Graduate Fellowship
Ball State University

 

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

2007
“A Story to Tell” (short story)
Presented at the ICEA 2007 conference
Indiana Wesleyan University

2007
“Manly Mobility: The Transformation of Robert Audley in Lady Audley’s Secret”
Presented at the VISAWUS 2007 conference
University of Colorado-Boulder

2003
“Divergence” (short story)
Published by Word Smitten at www.wordsmitten.com