Dr. Windy Counsell Petrie
Associate Professor of English
School of Humanities and Sciences
- Ph.D. English (University of Delaware)
- M.A. English (University of Delaware)
- B.A. English, summa cum laude (Pepperdine University)
- Guest blogger for the United States Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania
Fulbright Scholar, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania, Autumn 2006
"A Self-Reflexive Renewal of Realism: Aesthetic Developments in 21st
Century Novels." Postmodernism and After: Cambridge Scholars' Press,
"For Illumination and Escape: Writing and Regeneration in 21st Century
Jewish-American Novels." Literatura. 49.5 (Winter 2007): 103-108.
"Coming-of-Age Fiction." The Encyclopedia of African-American
Literature. eds. Hans Ostrom and J. David Macey. Westport, Conn.:
Greenwood Press, 2005.
"The Shifting Self: Edith Wharton's Renunciations in A Backward
Glance." a/b: Auto/Biography Studies 14.2 (Winter 1999): 204-222.
"'My Christian Sisters in the North': Rhetorical Appeals to Christian
Family Bonds in Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
and Harriet Wilson's Our Nig." Western Regional Conference on
Christianity and Literature, March 25-27, 2010.
"Women Writers and the Shaping of American Literary History." 50th
Anniversary Celebration of the Humanities, University of Suailiai,
Suailiai, Lithuania, November 1, 2006.
"Resisting Readers and Resistant Subjects: The Roles of Scripture and
Art in Addressing Class Conflicts in 19th century American Women's
Fiction." Western Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and
Literature, Westmont College, Jan 21-22, 2005.
"The Cultural Marketplace and Women's Literary Autobiography,
1932-1945," Colloquium on Twentieth Century Literature and Film, West
Virginia University, October 15-17, 1998.
"Papa's Statue in Zora Neale Hurston's Dust Tracks on a Road,"
American Women Writers of Color Conference, Salisbury State University,
October 11-13, 1996.