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Nancy Paxton-Wilson

Nancy Paxton-Wilson


Department of English
Office: 302 Strode

Ph.D. English, Georgia State University; M.A. English, American and British Literature, University of Arizona; B.A. English, Springfield College


Research Interests
17th and 18th Century British Lit, Critical Prison Studies, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, STS Science/Technology in Society


Technical Writing 3140, Scientific Communication 3150, Scientific Communication (Nursing) 3150, Business Writing 3040, and STS 1010. She recently taught the CI "Narratives of Incarceration” 3370.

Faculty Advisor

Clemson Humanities Prison Initiative -- @clemsonhumanitiesprisoninitiative (Instagram)

Paxton-Wilson is also an instructor at Phillips State Prison, Buford, G.A. where she teaches literature and composition. During the summer of 2022, she taught Heinrich Von Kleist's Michael Kohlhaas to a class of incarcerated men at Phillips.

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