English Department Faculty
Dr. Shirley Hardin
Director, African American Studies
Office: Farber Hall
PhD, Florida State University, 1988
Scholarly papers on Angelou, Hurston, Brooks, and Hansberry.
Work in progress: Reconciled and Unreconciled Strivings: A Thematic and Structural Study of the Autobiographies of Four Black Women and articles on Maya Angelou.
Areas of interest: Black experience in America, Black women writers, and African literature.