PhD student, Graduate Teaching Associate
Holland Prior is a doctoral student in rhetoric, writing, and linguistics. She is also an ordained minister with the Wesleyan Church.
- Religious rhetoric
- Writing program administration
- Feminist historiography
- First-year writing
M.F.A. University of New Hampshire, 2017.
M.Div. Azusa Pacific Seminary, 2010.
B.A. Azusa Pacific University, 2006.
Awards, Honors & Grants
- Alwin Thayer Research Assistantship, University of Tennessee, 2018-2019.
- Isobel Griscom Graduate School Fellowship, University of Tennessee, 2017-2018.
- Three-Minute Thesis Competition Winner, University of New Hampshire, 2017.
- Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowship Award, University of New Hampshire, 2016.
- Ruminate Magazine Spiritual Nonfiction Essay Contest Semi-Finalist, 2016.
Associations & Organizations
- Rhetoric Society of America
- National Council of Teachers of English
- Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy
- The Wesleyan Church
- “Women Preachers and Physical Space,” Rhetoric & Religion in the 21st Century Conference; Knoxville, TN. October 2018.
- “Teaching in the Millennial/Post-Millennial Classroom,” Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication; Richmond, VA. May 2018.
- “The Holland in My Head” (Creative Presentation), University of New Hampshire Graduate Research Conference; Durham, NH. April 2016.
- “The Least of These,” Graduate Student Theological Conference; Indianapolis, IN. September 2015.
- “Cholera” (Creative Presentation), University of New Hampshire Graduate Research Conference; Durham, NH. April 2015.
- “Divine Inspiration: The Creative Process and the Imago Dei,” Conference on Christianity and Literature Western Regional Meeting; Azusa, CA. May 2013.
- “A Distorted Image: Women and Children Trapped in Sexual Servitude,” Wesleyan Theological Society Annual Meeting; Azusa, CA. March 2010.
- “Pressing the Question: Problem-Based Learning Using Congregational Leadership Narratives,” American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting; Claremont, CA. March 2006.