Dr. Wallace Ross , Assistant Professor, earned his . in Language, Literacy and
Rhetoric from the University of Illinois-Chicago in 1993. Dr. Ross has served Lewis
University since 1997 in a wide range of capacities. Beginning in the SPCE program,
working with non-traditional adult learners, Dr. Ross now teaches regularly in the First-
Year Writing sequence and offers a number of Topics in Literature, Introduction to
Poetry, and Experience of Literature courses for the Department. Outside of the academy,
Dr. Ross has done professional writing seminars for executives and trained writers in
business settings. He has made several presentations at the ACCA symposium, and his
novel, The Last of the Red Hot Humanists , is in the editing stage and should be published
Dr. Jackie White
Dr. Jackie K. White , Professor, began at Lewis in 2005, and regularly teaches Introduction to Poetry, Early ., Latino, Latin American, Native American, and Young Adult Literature courses. Dr. White holds a . in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago where she specialized in Creative Writing (Poetry) and Hemispheric-American Studies. A former editor of the literary journal RHINO , Dr. White also has published numerous poems and translations and two chapbooks of poetry: Bestiary Charming and Petal-Tearing & Variations . She is the co-translator of César Miguel Rondon's History of Salsa and is currently working on a translation of Sherezada Vicioso's Algo que decir: Essays on Feminist Caribbean Literature. Dr. Christopher Wielgos Professor
Dr. Christopher Wielgos , Professor, a member of the faculty since 1997, serves as both the Director of Film Studies and the Department's Director of Technology and Tech- Supported Pedagogies. He received his . from Northern Illinois University and teaches courses in modern and postmodern US and British Literatures, Film Studies, and First-Year Writing. He also has extensive experience in teaching online courses and the short story. He is a regular presenter for the University's Arts and Ideas program, and recently presented a series of ten films and lectures on Postmodern Film. Dr. Wielgos is an award-winning web site author, and recently published an article published in the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Fiction on the work of Mark Costello. He currently chairs the Teaching and Learning with Technology Roundtable and has chaired the Technology Taskforce for the College of Arts and Sciences for nine years.
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