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  1. English professor’s travels follow literary pathways »

    8/23/2022

    As a literary tourist, associate professor of English Courtney Watson is a frequent visitor to sites like Rowan Oak; and Key West, Florida; and Monroeville, Alabama; and Paris, where writers like William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Harper Lee, Truman Capote, Eudora Welty and Robert Wright lived, wrote, and set scenes that made them the beloved writers they are today. 

  2. In radio interview, English professor discusses locations in literature »

    7/21/2022

    Associate Professor of English Courtney Watson, Ph.D., has traveled throughout the southern United States and various locations around the world to examine the legacies of well-known authors such as Ernest Hemingway, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright and William Faulkner. Watson talks about her travels and research in an interview on the “With Good Reason” public radio program, which will air July 22-28, 2022 and be available as a podcast.

  3. Class of 2022: Aspiring English teacher turns some new pages »

    5/10/2022

    Along her Radford journey, Kaitlyn Gorodnick took challenging courses, became heavily involved in campus organizations and activities and met faculty who inspired her to think differently about a career as an educator. “I want to be like them,” she said. “The professors at Radford are the professors I want to be like in my career.”