Curriculum Vitae

Dawn Gieringer—Curriculum Vitae
21 Lenhart Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522
610-507- 0293

Professional Employment

Courses Taught

Basics of College Writing
English Composition
Composition and Literature and Honors Composition and Literature
Introduction to Literature
World Literature II.
Contemporary World Literature and Postcolonial theory.


Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA Anticipated completion: August 2022
Ph.D. in Literature and Criticism

Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA December 2012
Master of Arts in English Literature

Albright College, Reading, PA May 2010
Bachelor of Arts in English, Magna Cum Laude

Training and Projects

Faculty Participant in Conexiones,
Reading Area Community College May, 2016 – present

 An intensive, two-year professional development opportunity funded by a grant from the
National Endowment for the Humanities, this collaborative, educational project is designed to
increase knowledge of Hispanic culture with the goal of creating new courses and materials
as well as to more effectively understand and respect the Hispanic community the college

Placement Testing and Accreditation Reader,
Reading Area Community College August 2010 – December 2014

 Trained to read placement-test essays to determine student placement in writing course upon
admissions and critique post-semester student writing for submission to administration to be
used for college accreditation.

Faculty Advisor for Legacy,
the scholarly journal of Reading Area Community College 2012 academic year
 Recruit and organize students for leadership and staff roles.
 Oversee production of journal, including training student in aspects of publicity, submissions,
and layout.


Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society May 2009 - Present
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Member June 2007 – Present
Modern Language Association Member May 2010 – Present
North East Modern Language Association Member December 2015 – Present

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