Associate Professor of English
Dr. Linda M. Pierce Allen is the recipient of the Junior Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award (2007), the Service-Learning Faculty Innovation Award (2007), and the College of Arts and Letters Excellence in Service Award (2008). She has also been recognized for Outstanding Community Service by the Mississippi Retired Teachers Association (2007). Dr. Pierce Allen is the founder of CLOI, the English department’s Community Literacy Outreach Initiative, which partners with Hawkins Elementary School and the Mobile-Bouie Neighborhood Association. Her publications includeGlobal Crossroads: A World Literature Reader, co-edited with Drs. Iglesias and Mays, as well as recent and forthcoming articles in Modern Language Studies, Pinay Power: Feminist Critical TheoryEncyclopedia of American Ethnic LiteratureWhiteness: Feminist Philosophical Reflections. Dr. Allen is currently working on her book-length manuscript, Displaced Memory: Multiethnic Theories of U.S. Decolonization.
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