Easton Awarded Faculty Grant

In summer 2018, immediate past-president, Terry Easton, was awarded a FUSE grant to conduct collaborative research and writing with an undergraduate student at their host institution, the University of North Georgia. They aim to publish their results, an analysis of Sherman Alexie’s novel Reservation Blues using working and poverty-class lenses, in a peer-reviewed journal.

Easton continues his role in the McNair Scholars Program, where he is currently mentoring an undergraduate student studying literary Naturalism, Realism, and Working-Class studies. The program prepares for post-graduate studies first-generation college students with financial need and members of traditionally underrepresented marginalized or minority groups in graduate education.

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