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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. 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.