Mildred R. Mickle, PhD

Associate Professor of English
Co-Head of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
Head of African and African American Studies
Coordinator of Theatre, the Creative Writing Certficate, and the Africana Cerificate Programs
Office Phone: 412-675-9135
Office Location: Main Building 211
Mailing Address:
Penn State Greater Allegheny, 4000 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132

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Dr. Mickle's area of expertise is African American studies and creative writing.  She has published two books and several essays on a variety of African American literary topics.  She is also a published poet.  

She performs belly dance regularly with Troupe Faraatha in the Greater Pittsburgh area.  And, she is the Theatre Coordinator at PSU-Greater Allegheny.

Teaching Interests:

African American literature, American literature, British literature, Japanese literature, women's literature, speculative fiction, poetry, creative writing, theatre

Class Class Title Days & Times Room
ENGL 213 Introduction to Poetry Writing Tuesdays, 6-9 pm 206 Main
ENGL 202D Business Writing Wednesdays, 6-9 pm 206 Main
ENGL 412 Advanced Fiction Writing WEB N/A
  OFFICE HOURS Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m., and by appointment 211 Main
Research Interests
African American literature, American literature, speculative fiction, poetry, and creative writing