Katherine Echols

Katherine Echols

Instructional Assistant Professor

Biography

Department of Liberal Studies (English)

katherineechols@aol.com

+1 (409) 740-4499

Education:

In progress Ph.D. candidate, University of Houston (expected completion date Spring 2015).
M.A., Sam Houston State University, 2007.
B.S., Abilene Christian University, 1997

Employment:

Current

Instructional Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University at Galveston, Department of Liberal Studies,
Introduction to Literature-face-to-face and online; Technical Business Communication

2003-2013

Lone Star College-Kingwood, North Harris, Greenspoint, English Dept., Houston, TX–Adjunct Composition and Rhetoric;
Introduction to Literature; Survey American literature; Developmental Reading and Writing

2007- 2010

San Jacinto College District-North Campus, English Dept., Houston, TX–Adjunct Introduction to Literature

2008

University of Houston-Downtown, English Dept., Houston, TX–Adjunct Developmental Writing

Publications:

2014 “Old Angels, Wasted and Spent: Representations of the Wanton Widow in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century Pop Culture and ‘The Boke of Mayd Emlyn,’” New from the Raven: Essays from Sam Houston State University on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, Cambridge Scholars Publishing

2013 “Radio Adaptations of Robin Hood’s Legend during the Golden Age of Radio,” Journal of Radio and Audio Media, Illinois State University

2013 “Mary Butts, British Modernist and Early Ecofeminist, Writes the “Cult of Nature,” Watermark, California State University, Long Beach 2013 “The “Discrete Occupational Identity” of Chaucer’s Knyght,” Dialogues in Language and Literature, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2012 “Home from the Front: the World War I Soldier as a Forgotten Class in the Work of Ernest Hemingway and Gene Stratton-Porter,” Dialogues in Language and Literature, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2011 “Gish Jen’s World and Town, a Female Bildungsroman Novel of Postmodern Humanism,” Panel–The American Tapestry: Dialogues in Language and Literature, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Awards:

2013 Wyman H. Herendeen Award for Student Publication, Dept. of English, U of Houston (Fall). Submission title: “Radio Adaptations of Robin Hood’s Legend during the Golden Age of Radio.”

2008 LSCS-North Harris Adjunct Faculty Teacher Excellence Award, Spring

Conference Participation:

2013 “Old Angels, Wasted and Spent: Representations of the Wanton Widow in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Popular Culture ‘The Boke of Mayd Emlyn’ and the Broadside Ballad.” International Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Thought, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX (April 4-6).

2012 “A Question of Salvation: The Prodigal Daughter (1750), an Eighteenth-Century Broadside Ballad Adaptation of the Seventeenth-Century Ballad The Wanton Wife of Bath (1624).” Texas Medieval Conference, Texas Medieval Association, University of Houston, Houston, TX (Oct. 12-13).

2012 “The Revolt of John Bull’s Daughter: Frances Burney’s Brief Reflections Relative to the Emigrant French Clergy (1793). 18th- and 19th-century British Women Writers Conference, Boulder, Colorado (June 7-10). Katherine E. Echols, CV, 2 of 2

2012 “Adaptations of the Robin Hood Legend in the Golden Age of Radio, 1920-1950.” 2012 Popular Culture Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts (April 11-14).

2012 “Home from the Front: the World War I Soldier as a Forgotten Class in the Work of Ernest Hemingway and Gene Stratton-Porter.” University of Houston Graduate Student Conference, Houston, TX (March 31) 2011 “Gish Jen’s World and Town, a Female Bildungsroman Novel of Postmodern Humanism”–The American Tapestry. University of Houston Graduate Student Conference, Houston, TX (March 19)

Related Professional Experience:

2012 Writing Tutor, Lone Star College System-Kingwood
Tutored writing, reading and study skills

2010 Writing Tutor and SEA (Success Encourages Achievement Program) Tutor,
Lone Star College-Greenspoint, Coordinated tutor training and certification according to CRLA standards and practices; Writing Tutor 2009 Writing Tutor, LSCS-Kingwood

2006-2008 Tutor Trainer/Coordinator, Lone Star College-North Harris College Learning Center Master Tutor, Cambridge University On-line Master Tutor Program, College Reading and Learning Association; Supervised tutoring staff (approximately 20 adjuncts and students) in all content levels; trained tutors according to College and Reading Learning Association (CRLA) tutor practices; monitored tutor certification; planned and led tutoring workshops and one-on-one consultations; promoted tutoring program using various media

2005-2006 Writing Tutor, Lone Star College System-Kingwood

2006 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Sam Houston State University Writing Center Tutored all levels of writing

Teaching Experience:
  • Survey of American Literature
  • Technical Business Communication
  • American Literature–Native American Oratory-Civil War
  • American Literature II 1914-Present
  • English Composition and Rhetoric
  • Developmental Reading
  • Developmental Writing
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Sam Houston State University Writing Center, Huntsville, TX
Committee Work:

SeaSpray Literary Magazine, assisting faculty advisor, Texas A&M-Galveston, Galveston, TX 
Women’s History Month, Office of Diversity, Dept. of Student Life, Texas A&M-Galveston, Galveston, TX

Membership Affiliations:

The Medieval Academy of America