Graduate Student Profiles

Carol Degrasse

Entry Year: 2018

cdegrasse@smu.edu

Interests:

Eighteenth and nineteenth-century American literature, popular culture, material texts, improving student outcomes through first-year composition pedagogy

Publications:

“The Highest Calling: The Professorship.” The Little Orange Book II: Student Voices on Excellent Teaching, U of Texas Tower Books. (forthcoming)

 “Teaching Thoreau and the Common Core.” Thoreau Society Bulletin, Fall 2018

“Emily Dickinson’s ‘’Twas warm — at first — like Us—’ (Fr614),” The Explicator, vol. 75, no. 4, 2017, pp. 248-51. https://doi.org/10.1080/00144940.2017.1382439

“Emily Dickinson’s ‘I’ve known a Heaven, like a Tent –’ (Fr257),” The Explicator, vol. 75, no. 2, 2017, pp. 125-28. (with Dr. Ann Beebe). https://doi.org/10.1080/00144940.2017.1312260