Publications and Awards - Linda Allen


  • Edited and Introduced: Global Crossroads: A World Literature Reader. Ed. Luis A. Iglesias, Michael Mays, and Linda M. Pierce. Texas: Fountainhead, 2007.
  • Edited and Introduced: “Questions of Identity: Complicating Race in American Literary History.” The Arizona Quarterly 59.2 (Summer 2003).



  • “Asian Pacific American Mothering as Feminist Decolonizing Reproductive Labor: A Discussion on Raising Hapa Boys.” Co-authored: Melinda de Jesus, Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, Patti Duncan, and Linda Pierce Allen. East Asian Mothering: Politics and Practices. Ed. Patti Duncan and Gina Wong. Toronto: Demeter Press (forthcoming 2014).
  • “Decolonizing Adolescence: the Filipino American Bildungsroman.Growing Up Asian American in Children’s Literature. Ed. Ymithri Mathison. Oxford: UP Mississippi (forthcoming 2014).
  • “Filipinas in the Deep South: Reading Domestic Oral Narratives as Sites of Politicization and Community Building.” Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century. Ed. Shana Walton. Jackson: UP Mississippi, 2012.
  • “Facilitating Positive Trauma in Both Service-Learning and Traditional Classroom Contact Zones.” Modern Language Studies 37.2 (Winter 2008): 65 – 83. 
  •  “Not Just My Closet: Exposing Familial, Cultural, and Imperial Skeletons.”  Pinay Power. Ed. Melinda deJesús. New York: Routledge, 2005. 31 – 44
  • Pinay White Woman.” Whiteness:  Feminist Philosophical Reflections.  Ed. Chris J. Cuomo and Kim Q. Hall.  Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999. 45 – 52.
  • “Interventions of Memory and Visibility: Recovering and Reclaiming Filipino American History.” American Quarterly 66.1 (March 2014).



  • America Is in the Heart.”  Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature. Ed. Seiwoong Oh. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2007.
  • “Carlos Bulosan.” Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature. Ed. Seiwoong Oh. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2007.



  • Excellence in Service Award, College of Arts and Letters, University of Southern Mississippi, 2008

  • Outstanding Community Service Award, Mississippi Retired Teachers Association, 2007

  • $5000 Back-to-School Grant, Community Literacy Outreach Initiative with Hawkins Elementary School, Dollar General Community Initiatives, 2007

  • Junior Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, Office of the President and Faculty Senate, University of Southern Mississippi, 2007

  • Service-Learning Faculty Innovation Award, Office of Community Service-Learning, University of Southern Mississippi, 2007

  • First Place, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Best Practices Program: Category of Academics (for QEP Curriculum), $10,000 Awarded to Institution, 2006

  • Faculty Fellow, University of Southern Mississippi Seminar in Service-Learning, Spring 2005