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Tikenya Foster-Singletary Selected as Governor's Teaching Fellow

August 2019

Tikenya Foster-Singletary

Tikenya Foster-Singletary, Ph.D., senior lecturer in the Department of English, was selected as a Governor's Teaching Fellow for the 2019 summer session. Participants are selected on the basis of their teaching experience, their interest in continuing instructional and professional development and their ability to make a positive impact on their own campus.

The Governor's Teaching Fellows Program was established to provide Georgia's higher education faculty with expanded opportunities for developing important teaching skills. The program is offered through the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia.

Summer 2019 Governer Teaching Fellows Tikenya Foster-Singletary
Summer 2019 Fellows

Dr. Foster-Singletary’s research interests include African-American literature, American literature, popular culture and country music. She frequently makes presentations at conferences by the College Language Association and the Popular Culture Association of the South. Her work has been published in "MAWA Review," "The Southern Quarterly," and "Obsidian: Literature in the African Diaspora."

She has also co-edited "Pearl Cleage and Freewomanhood," a volume of critical essays on the work of Spelman alumna Pearl Cleage, C'71.

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