Curriculum Vitae

Courtney A. Floyd

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Philosophy in English, University of Oregon, Expected June 2019
  • Master of Arts in English, with Distinction, Eastern New Mexico University, May 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, summa cum laude, Eastern New Mexico University, 2011

MASTER’S THESIS

Angels, Monsters, and Sphinxes: the Mystery of Hybrid Gender Roles in 19th Century Female Detective Fiction 

PUBLICATIONS

 Articles

  • “The Sphinx Goes Global: Multiplicitous and Fragmented Discourses and the Interrogation of Ideal, Global Identities in Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs,” request for resubmission.
  • “Of Masculinity and Mustaches: the 19th Century American Female Detective Interrogates Ideal Male Identity in Aiken’s The Female Barber Detective and Green’s The Golden Slipper,” request for resubmission.

 Fiction

  • “The Sphinx and the Signet.” Forthcoming in Tales of the Talisman 10.4 (2015).

CONFERENCES

  • “Lost Girl” and “The Circulation of Social Energy”: Mediating the Past, (Re)Constructing the Present, and (Re)Imagining the Future in Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Television.” 35th Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, Albuquerque, 2014.
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  • “The Sphinx Plays the Provider: Interrogating Masculinity and Ideal Identity in The Female Barber Detective and The Golden Slipper.” 67th Annual RMMLA Convention, Vancouver, 2013.
  • “The Sphinx Goes Global: Multiplicitous and Fragmented Discourses and the Interrogation of Ideal, Global Identities in Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs.” 39th Annual Student Research Conference at Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, 2013.
  •  “Narrating the Southwest: UFOs and the Uncanny.” Presented at the 38th Annual Student Research Conference at Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, 2012.
  • “Franklin’s Romantic Side: Pioneering the American Romantic Movement.”  Presented at The International Conference on Romanticism, Lubbock, 2010.

TEACHING, RESEARCH, AND TUTORING POSITIONS

  • Graduate Teaching Fellow (part-time, 1-1-1 load), University of Oregon, 2014
  • Adjunct Instructor (part-time, summer), Clovis Community College, 2013-2014
  • Lecturer (part-time, 3-2 load), Eastern New Mexico University, 2013-2014
  • Writing Center Tutor, Clovis Community College, 2013-2014
  • Graduate Assistant (instructor of record, 1-2 load), 2011-2013
  • Writing Center Tutor, Eastern New Mexico University, 2011-2013
  • Research Assistant to Dr. Nina Björnsson, Eastern New Mexico University, 2012
  • Research Assistant to Dr. Carol Erwin, Eastern New Mexico University, 2011

COURSES TAUGHT

  • College Composition I (2 sections, enrollment 19); instructor of record
  • College Composition II (1 section, enrollment 22); instructor of record
  • Introduction to Literature (1 online section, enrollment 18); instructor of record
  • Introduction to Composition (6 sections, enrollment 24); instructor of record
  • Composition and Research (6 sections, enrollment 24); instructor of record

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Stanley Maveety Fellowship, University of Oregon, 2014-5
  • Graduate Fellowship (annual awards), ENMU, 2011-2012
  • Blanche and Jack Williamson Endowed Trust (annual award), ENMU, 2011
  • Best Research Presentation in English, 39th Annual Student Research Conference, ENMU, 2013
  • Best Research Presentation in English, 38th Annual Student Research Conference, ENMU, 2012
  • Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Literature, 2009 and 2010
  • The Zondervan Greek Award, 2009

 AFFILIATIONS AND SERVICE

  • Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Member, 2013-Present
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Member, 2012-2013
  • Jack Williamson Lectureship Planning Committee, Spring 2011-2014
  • El Portal Literary Journal, Member, ENMU, Fall 2010 and 2012
  • Alpha Xi Psi (Sigma Tau Delta) English Honor Society, President, 2009-2011
  • Sigma Tau Delta, Member, 2009-Present

REFERENCES 

  • Available upon request.

 Available upon request.

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