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Kevin Dupre
Associate Professor of English

Phone: 256-233-6528
Office Location: Founders Hall, Room 207
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An Associate Professor of English, Dr. Kevin Dupre teaches courses in Literary and Critical Theory, Poetry and Poetics, British Literature, History of the English Language, Young Adult Literature and Methods of Teaching English. His research interests are in poetry, critical literacy and in ways readers construct meaning. He is currently directing Building Success through Writing, the university-wide writing across the curriculum Quality Enhancement Plan. He earned his doctorate from The University of Oklahoma and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Kimberly Jack
Assistant Professor of English

Phone: 256-216-6632
Office Location: Founders Hall - 205
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Hugh Long
Assistant Professor of English (Drama)

Phone: 256-233-6506
Office Location: Founders Hall, Room 239
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Hugh K. Long is an Assistant Professor of English and Drama and the Artistic Director of the Athenian Players at Athens State University. He has taught a variety of theatre history, dramatic literature, acting, and stage combat courses at Tufts University, Eastern Connecticut State University, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Dean College, and Northern Essex Community College. Hugh holds a PhD in Drama from Tufts University, an MA in Theatre Arts from CSUN, and a BFA in Acting from NYU. His research interests center on the historical application of theatrical violence in early modern English and Spanish Theatre and Performance Practices. Hugh’s teaching subjects cover a broad range of topics such as Modern European and American Theatre, Early Modern Dramatic Literature, Classical Greek Tragedy, Post-Colonial Theatre, and Dramatic Theory.

Bebe Shaw
Professor of English

Phone: 256-233-6522
Office Location: Founders Hall, Room 348
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Bebe Gish Shaw, Ph.D., Professor of English, was born in Athens, Alabama. She attended Vanderbilt University, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in English and Secondary Education in 1984. She received her Master’s degree in English in 1988 from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, and she completed her Ph.D. in English at The University of Alabama in 1992. Her area of expertise is in American fiction, teaching such courses as American Masterpieces, Fiction, Southern Literature, and African-American Studies. She taught high school English for ten years and then taught first as an adjunct for Athens State University and Calhoun Community College for five years before becoming full-time at Athens State University in 2001. Shaw sponsors Sigma Tau Delta and is editor-in-chief for Athena’s Web, A Journal of the College of Arts and Sciences.



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