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Carrie Sheffield

Carrie Sheffield

Carrie Sheffield

Senior Lecturer

1203B McClung Tower


Dr. Carrie Louise Sheffield has taught at the university level for over 25 years and has received teaching awards from The University of Tennessee and Purdue University. Her areas of study include contemporary Native American popular culture, zombies and American popular culture, public writing, and teaching writing to students with ADHD and other neurodivergencies.


  • Ph.D. English: Theory and Cultural Studies, Purdue University, 2005
  • M.A. English: American Literature 1945-Present, Radford University, 1999
  • B.A. English, The Pennsylvania State University, 1997

Regularly Taught Courses

  • English 254: Themes in Literature- Contemporary Native American Literature
  • English 254: Themes in Literature- Contemporary Native American Popular Culture
  • English 254: Themes in Literature- Zombies in American Popular Culture
  • English 255: Public Writing
  • English 298: Honors Writing and Research
  • English/Africana Studies 331: Race and Ethnicity in American Literature