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Tiffany Parish AkinTemporary Instructor Part Time, English
Areas of Expertise:
African American Literature
African American Studies
American art, culture, history, popular culture
American women's history
Bias in decision making
English for business
English for specific purposes
Freshman Year Experience
Gay and lesbian rights movement
Graphic or comic book novel
History of Slaves
How people learn
Multicultural perspectives for women in the U.S.
Online learning and instruction
Race, Class, and Gender
Slavery in America
Social movements/social change
Southern literature and culture
student adjustment to college
Tattoos and work
Thank you and follow-up letters
Women in American history
Women's rights movement
About the Expert:
My master's degree was gained at the University of Memphis. My thesis was a structural study of Les Miserables through the lens of folktales. I am now a doctoral student in the Literary and Cultural Studies branch of the English Department. I've earned a graduate cetificate in African American Literature and am working on a graduate degree in Women's and Gender Studies. My dissertation will explore tattooed American literary characters and how those characters are portrayed.
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