Associate Professor of English
English Program Coordinator
Office: Britt 118
Office phone: (540) 365-4325
Personal web page: allisonharl.weebly.com
Teaching at Ferrum since: 2008
PhD, University of Arkansas
MA, Georgia State University
BS, Radford University
ENG 099: Foundational Composition
ENG 101: Composition and Rhetoric
ENG 102: Composition and Research
ENG 201: World Literature I
ENG 202: World Literature II
ENG 213: Literature and Film of the American Frontier (E-term)
ENG 211: Literature and the Environment
ENG 338: Rhetoric
ENG 398: Junior Seminar
ENG 425: Seminar in Selected Authors
ENG 498: Senior Seminar
ENG 499: Internship
FER 105: FOCUS Academic Reading
GWS 101: Freshman Seminar
“A Historical Review: Reading and Writing Connections.” Reference Guides to Rhetoric and Composition, Series Ed. Charles Bazerman. Parlor Press and the WAC Clearinghouse, 2014.
“Studying the ‘Reading Transition’ from High School to College: What Are Our Students Reading and Why?” With David Jolliffe. College English. Vol. 70.6 (July 2008). 599-617.
_ _ _ . Reprinted in Ellen C. Carillo, A Writer’s Guide to Mindful Reading. University of Connecticut, WAC Clearinghouse, 2017.
_ _ _ . Reprinted in Teaching Developmental Writing: Background Readings, 4th ed. Bedford/St. Martins, 2012.
_ _ _ . Reprinted in Ward, Dean and Elizabeth Vander Lei. Real Texts: Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines, 2nd ed. Longman, 2011.
“The Monstrosity of the Gaze: Critical Problems with a Film Adaptation of The Lord of the Rings.” Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature. 25.97/98 (Spring/Summer 2007): 61-69.
“Passive, Pursued and Powerful: Construction of the Male Self in Renaissance Autobiography.” Discoveries in Renaissance Culture. 22.2 November 2005.
Transfer Studies in Reading and Writing
Literature and Film of the American Frontier