Mildred R. Mickle, PhD

Woman Smiling
Associate Professor, English
Main Building, 211
Penn State Greater Allegheny, 4000 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132

Fall 2022 Semester


On-Campus Office Hours:

  • Monday - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


Virtual Office Hours:


Dr. Mickle has published extensively in African American Studies, which is her primary area of expertise.  She is also a published poet, and, when her schedule permits, she has acted in local theater productions and taught theater classes at Greater Allegheny.  Also, she is an amateur watercolorist, who has had gallery showings of her paintings at the Hermann Museum.    

Teaching Interests:
African American Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, Theater, Creative Writing, Poetry

Area(s) of Expertise:
African American Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, Theater, Creative Writing, Poetry Research

Professional and Personal Interests:
African American Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, Theater, Creative Writing, Poetry

African American Studies
American Studies
Women's Studies
Theater
Creative Writing
Poetry

Independent Social Sciences Research that met IRB Review:
King, Gary, Marinda Kathryn Harrell-Levy, Mildred R. Mickle, Kevin Bell, Darryl Thomas, and Julia Green Bryan. _More Rivers to Cross: Black Faculty and Academic Racism at Penn State University (Part 2)_. Independently published on March 25, 2021. 108 pp.

Invited Books:
Mickle, Mildred R., ed. _Jamaica Kincaid. Critical Insights_. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press,
2021.

Mickle, Mildred R., ed. _James McBride. Critical Insights_. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press,
2018.

Mickle, Mildred R., ed. _Maya Angelou. Critical Insights_. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press,
2016.

Mickle, Mildred R., ed. _Gwendolyn Brooks. Critical Insights_. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press,
2009.

Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill

M.A., UNC-Chapel Hill

B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill

Minor in Japanese, UNC-Chapel Hill

Title: Keynote Address for the Ed Equity Pedagogy Network Chancellor's Panel Meeting to Discuss the _More Rivers to Cross Part 2_ Report; Author: Mildred R. Mickle; Conference: The Ed Equity Pedagogy Network Chancellor's Panel Meeting February 10, 2022

Title: The Response to the Recommendations in the More Rivers to Cross Part 2 report--A Call to Action; Author: Mildred R. Mickle ; Conference: The Penn State University 2022 Spring Joint Discipline Conference--Arts and Humanities, English, and Social Sciences & Education, March 25, 2022

Title: The "Soft Skills" Fake-out: Cognitive Dissonance in the Academy's Approach to Defining the Humanities"; Author: Mildred R. Mickle; Conference: The Penn State University 2022 Spring Joint Discipline Conference--Arts and Humanities, English, and Social Sciences & Education, April 4, 2022

More Rivers to Cross Part 2 Co-Authors' Panel session with the Ed Equity Pedagogy Network, via Zoom, May 11, 2021.

Presentation Title: Black Women Building Texts and Concepts of Community--Speaking engagement at Bethany College, via Zoom, Feb. 17, 2021.

 

ENGL 15
Main Building 101
Monday, Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
ENGL 50
Main Building 101
Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.