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Dr. Su Senapati

Title: Coordinator, Learning Support Services/Instructor II
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Phone: 941-359-4323
Email: sbs2@usf.edu
Office: B128

Dr. Su Senapati is Instructor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Faculty Coordinator of Learning Support Services (LSS). She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the Masters of English Education and Bachelors of English degree program. Courses she has taught include Late Shakespeare, US Latino/a Literature, British and American Literature surveys.

She provides writing consultations to all students and supervises MAEED interns. She received her PhD in English from the University of South Florida Tampa campus in 1995, and her MA in English from the University of West Florida, Pensacola, in 1988. Her research interests are in the areas of Renaissance Drama, Ethnic-American Literature, World Literature, Environmental Literature, and most recently, Climate Fiction.

Research

“Birds of America,” “J.J. Audubon,” “E.O. Wilson,” “Linda Hogan’s the Sweet Breathing of Plants: Women and the Green World,” “Thoreau’s Excursions,” “The Diversity of Life.” Encyclopedia of the Environment in American Literature. Ed. By Geoff Hamilton and Brian Jones, 2013.

“Salute to Freedom.” Poem. Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity. 11.1. (Fall 1999): 73-75. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

“James Michener’s Poland.” Encyclopedia of Popular American Fiction. Ed. Geoff Hamilton & Brian Jones. New York: Facts on File, an imprint of InfoBase Publishing, 2009.

Themes of “Abandonment,” “Commoditization and Commercialism” and “Pride,” in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things. Ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple. Encyclopedia of Themes in Literature. New York: Facts on File, an imprint of InfoBase Publishing, 2011. Print.

“Stages of Life,” “Work” and “Community” in Ernest J. Gaines’s The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. Ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple. Encyclopedia of Themes in Literature. New York: Facts on File, an imprint of InfoBase Publishing, 2011.

“Arranged Marriages,” “Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni,” “Dhan Gopal Mukerji,” “Mary Anne Mohanraj,” “Samina Ali,” “Sanjay Nigam,” “Susan Watanabe,” and “The Mistress of Spices.” Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature. Ed. Seiwoong Oh. New York: Facts on File, an imprint of InfoBase Publishing, 2007.

“Rudyard Kipling’s The Phantom Rickshaw.” Companion to British Short Story and Short Fiction. Ed. Andrew Maunder. 2007.

“`Two Parts in One’: Marston & Masculinity.” The Drama of John Marston. Ed. T. F.Wharton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.