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Tip Shanklin
Department of English
Title:Professor of English
Degrees:PhD, Binghamton University
MA, College of Saint Rose
BA, Burlington College
Phone:(270) 384-8085

Dr. Shanklin is Coordinator of the English program. He began teaching at the College in 1998 and received the Teacher of the Year award from the Student Government Association for the 2001-2002 academic year.  He is the founder of Orpheus, the College's literary journal, and served as its faculty adviser from 1998-2006. Dr. Shanklin has presented papers at national conferences on topics such as Sophocles' Antigone, Dante's Inferno, Shakespeare's Hamlet, Wilfred Owen's war poems, and Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles.   A collection of his poetry, Peril & Other Poems, was published by Old Seventy Creek Press in November, 2011.

Recent Courses Taught:

  • Great Books
  • Literary Interpretation
  • Creative Writing
  • British Literature II (Romanticism to Modernism)
  • Greek Myth and Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Major Authors Seminar
  • Advanced Readings in Poetry and Drama
  • English Majors Seminar
  • Culture and Values (Humanities)
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