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WhiteDr. Donna White

Professor

English Department
Witherspoon Building
407 West Q St
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0488
E-mail: dwhite@atu.edu

Education

BA - Arkansas Tech University
MA - The Univ of Texas at Austin
PHD - Univ of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Recently Taught Courses

ENGL 2063 - ADV COMP:PRAC/THEORY
ENGL 3223 - YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE
ENGL 3293 - STUDIES: APOCALYPTIC LIT
ENGL 4993 - SP: HONORS YOUNG ADULT LIT
ENGL 6283 - LIT/SOC: CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Dr. White has eclectic research interests: children's and young adult literature, science fiction, fantasy, graphic novels, Celtic literature, philosophy in literature, Edwardian literature, Jane Austen. She is on the editorial board of Mythlore and is a consulting editor for the Children's Literature Association Quarterly, The Lion and the Unicorn, and Children's Literature.

Co-editor and contributor, Posthumanism in Young Adult Fiction: Finding Humanity in a Posthuman World. University Press of Mississippi, 2018. 

“Finding Beatrix Potter: Bryan Talbot’s The Tale of One Bad Rat.” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, Oct. 2018, doi:10.1080/21504857.2018.1533484. 

“Nonsense Elements in Jane Austen’s Juvenilia.” Persuasions On-line, vol. 39, no. 1, Winter 2018. 

“Nietzsche Tells the Time: Creating the Superman in Watchmen.” Paper given at the Science Fiction/Popular Culture conference in Hawaii, September 2018. 

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