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Paxton-Wilson, Nancy

Paxton-Wilson, Nancy


Office: 302 Strode

Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University (2018); Masters of English Education, Georgia State University (2011); Ph.D. Coursework Linguistics and Victorian Literature, University of Rhode Island (1984); Master of Arts English, American and British Literature, University of Arizona (1982); Bachelor of Arts English, Springfield College (1980)

Research Interests: The Restoration and Long 18th Century; Scientific Writing; Business Writing; Prison Teaching and Tutoring

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.She has taught English Composition 1101,1102, and Introduction to Business Writing 3130.At Agnes Scott College, she taught English 110.She is an instructor as well as a writing tutor at Phillips State Prison, Buford, Ga. through the auspices of Common Good Atlanta During the summer of 2016, she taught The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The Africanto a class of incarcerated men at Phillips.