Jean Schwind

Associate Professor of English

Office: 207 Carlton
Phone: 336/ 278-5623
Email: schwind@elon.edu
Address: 2211 Campus Box
Fall 2001 office hours:
M, W: 10:45-11:45; 2:00-4:00 
Th: 2:00-4:00 
F: 10:45-11:45
(and by appointment)

Fall 2001 courses:
English 250-A
English 250-H

Fall 2000 courses:
English 495-A: Senior Seminar/Literature ; Seminar paper abstracts
English 110: College Writing

Spring 2000 courses:
General Studies 338-WG: American Adolescence
English 110: College Writing


Education:
B.A., St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN (majors: English and history)
M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (major: English; minor, art history)


Research and Teaching Interests:
American literature (especially late-19th & early 20th-century), Native American literature, women's studies, Willa Cather, William Faulkner, contemporary women writers, American adolescence, Canadian literature


Other Interests:
Reading (books I've read recently that I highly recommend: The Feast of Love and Believers by Charles Baxter; The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich; Getting a Life: Stories by Helen Simpson; The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood), running, movies, gardening, overcoming technophobia