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Faculty Profile

 
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 Prickett, Robert   Name:  Robert Prickett 
Title:  Associate Dean for the College of Arts & Sciences; Associate Professor of English Education 
Education:
Ph.D., Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., English, Virginia Tech
M.A., Secondary Education, Ball State University
B.S., English; B.S., Journalism (News-Editorial), Ball State University
Office:  212B Kinard Hall  
Phone:  803/323-3554 
E-mail:  prickettr@winthrop.edu  
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Area(s):
English Education, Adolescent Literature/Young Adult Literature, Media Literacy, Teacher Preparation, Diversity and Social Justice

Dr. Prickett has taught courses in secondary and middle-level English methods, adolescent literature, dystopian literature, CRTW 201, and WRIT 101. With a specialized focus on English Education, his most recent contributions to the field are bringing together areas of personal and professional interest: popular culture, media and technology, young adult literature, and teaching.

Prior to joining the Winthrop University faculty, Dr. Prickett was the Department of Education chairperson at Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, LA. Dr. Prickett has also served as Acting Department Chairperson for the Department of English. Currently, he is the Associate Dean for Teacher Education, Research, and Professional Development of the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS).

Dr. Prickett’s English office is located in 239 Bancroft Hall. His phone number for that office is 803/323-4627.