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EnglishOur English degrees provide students with strong writing skills, and a background in critical analysis, the structure of language, and literary history.
203 Patterson Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
Christina A. Valeo, PhDAssociate Professor of EnglishPatterson Hall 211SPhone: 509.359.6036Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
British Romantic Literature
C19 British Literature
Chris Valeo earned her BA from Brown University in 1992, and her MA in teaching English in 1992. She taught high school English in Montana for five years (Hays/LodgePole High School 1992-1994, Havre High School 1994-1997), leaving to pursue graduate-level work in literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (MA 1999, PhD 2003). She joined the faculty of Eastern in 2003. Her current research and teaching interests include British literature, English pedagogy, children's literature and popular romance.
"Nora Roberts and Serial Magic." New Approaches to Popular Romance Fiction. Sarah S.G. Frantz and Eric Murphy Selinger, eds. McFarland Publishing, 2011. Forthcoming.
"Charlotte Smith's American Indian Encounters." Engaged Romanticism: Romanticism as Praxis. Ed. Mark Lussier and Bruce Matsunaga. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008.
"Books That Will Help Us Ride Out the Testing Storm." InLand: A Journal for Teachers of English Language Arts. Fall 2008. Co-authored with Marilyn Carpenter.
"Books that Talk Technology and More." InLand: A Journal for Teachers of English Language Arts. Spring 2008. Co- authored with Marilyn Carpenter.
Introduction to Fiction
A Global View Through Children's Literature
Romantic Era Literature
English Education Capstone