Prior to her passing in 2012, Dr. Bennett held the position of Professor of Humanities and English
Focus: Interdisciplinary Humanities; Contemporary Fiction & Poetry; Italian Renaissance Lit., Art, & Architecture
o Interdisciplinary explorations of the Italian Renaissance (early modern)and of the 20th-century liaisons between the arts
o Contemporary fiction and poetry
o Mary Gordon, novelist, short story writer, and essayist.
o Ancient Mythology (including the Orpheus Myth in 20th & 21st centuries.
o Photographer Cindy Sherman
o Dante Aligheri
Selected Professional Works
Thomas Green Clemson. Clemson, South Carolina: Clemson University Digital Press, 2009. Digital.
Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)
Places and Images/Loci and Imagines as an Evolving Pedagogy. South Carolina Review 37.2 (Spring 2005): 120-126.
Reissue of "Mary Gordon and Alma Bennett: 'Conversations with Mary Gordon.'" In the Gale Group's Short Story Criticism, vol. 59, July 2003. Originally published in South Carolina Review 28.2 (Fall 1995): 3-33.
Editor, Thomas Green Clemson. Multi-authored biography. Clemson, SC: Clemson University Digital Press, June 2009. 2nd printing November 2009.
Editor, Women and Clemson University: Excellence--Yesterday and Today. By Jerome Reel. Clemson, SC; Clemson University Digital Press, May 2006.