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Paxton-Wilson, Nancy

Paxton-Wilson, Nancy


Office: 302 Strode

Ph.D. English, Georgia State University (2018); Ph.D. Philosophy, Georgia State University (2018); M.E. Education, Georgia State University (2011); Ph.D. Coursework Linguistics and Victorian Literature, University of Rhode Island (1984); M.A. English, American and British Literature, University of Arizona (1982); B.A. English, Springfield College (1980)

Research Interests:
The Restoration and 18th Century British Lit, Critical Prison Studies, Business and Scientific Writing, Science/Technology in Society

Nancy Paxton-Wilson earned her Ph.D. in the Department of English at Georgia State University. She is interested in the Early Modern Period through the long Eighteenth-Century with a focus on the political nature of British closet drama. At Clemson she teaches Creative Inquiry 3370, Scientific Communication 3150, Scientific Communication (Nursing) 3150, Technical Writing 3140, Business Writing 3040, and STS 1010. She is an instructor at both Perry Correctional Institute, Pelzer, S.C. and Phillips State Prison, Buford, G.A. where she teaches literature and composition. During the summer of 2020, she taught World War I Poetry and Prose to a class of incarcerated men at Phillips.