Dr. Nicole Pepinster Greene

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
M.A., George Washington
B.A., University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Specialties: Late-nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and Irish literatures; basic writing/ composition theory and pedagogy; English education; writing in the sciences.

Nicole Pepinster Greene, born in London of Belgian parents, has taught in colleges and universities in the U.K., Ireland, and the U.S. She is currently Chair of the Department of English and African American Studies, Executive Editor of Xavier Review Press, and Chair of Xavier Endowment for the Humanities. She served as editor of the Journal of College Writing 1999-07 and editor of Xavier Review 2007-2010. Dr. Greene's research on Irish writers and her scholarship in the pedagogy of basic writing have been published in Modern Irish Writers, Multicultural Education, South Central Review, New Hibernia Review, Working Papers in Irish Studies, and Irish Literary Supplement. She is the co-editor of Basic Writing in American: A History of Nine College Programs (Hampton Press, 2007). A frequent contributor to The Tablet: The International Catholic Weekly published in London, she is current working on a book about Irish women writers, Edith Somerville and Martin Ross. Dr. Greene teaches composition and British and Irish literature and has taught seminars on Irish Identity, Women and Work, and Twentieth-Century Irish Drama; she particularly enjoys encouraging first-year students to read and enjoy poetry.

Dr. Greene may be contacted at: (504) 520-5246 or by e-mail at ngreene@xula.edu.

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