Please e-mail email@example.com to schedule an appointment with Dr. Linkon. She will be available for 30min meeting times between 9:00am and 11:00am in CTE.
Sherry Lee Linkon is a professor of English and American Studies, and Co-Director of the Center for Working-Class Studies at YSU. She was a Carnegie Scholar in 1999, and in 2003, she was named Ohio Professor of the Year. Her book Teaching Working Class (University of Massachusetts, 1999) was named one of the ten best academic books of the 1990s by the readers of Lingua Franca magazine. She has published articles and an online course portfolio about her research on teaching interdisciplinary analysis in literary and cultural studies, and she has given workshops and presentations on course design, interdisciplinary learning, teaching working-class students, and approaches to scholarship of teaching and learning at colleges and universities around the country. She recently published a book based on 10 years of SoTL research on students learning in literary studies, Literary Learning: Teaching the English Major (Indiana, 2011). In addition to her work in SoTL, she has been at the forefront of developing New Working-Class Studies. Her interdisciplinary research on representations, place, and ideas about work appears in articles and in her book, Steeltown USA: Work and Memory in Youngstown (Kansas, 2002), co-authored with John Russo. She was the founding president of the Working-Class Studies Association.