Name:  Robert Prickett
Title:  Associate Dean for the College of Arts & Sciences; Professor of English Education; Interim Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Department
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 or 239 Bancroft Hall
Phone:  803/323-3554 or 803/323-4627
Area(s):  English Education, Adolescent Literature/Young Adult Literature, Media Literacy, Teacher Preparation, Diversity and Social Justice


College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty & Staff Profiles

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).