Mildred R. Mickle, PhD

Associate Professor, English
Office Phone
Office Location
Main Building, 211
Penn State Greater Allegheny, 4000 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132

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

Research Interests

African American literature, American literature, speculative fiction, poetry, and creative writing


Gwendolyn Brooks; Critical Insights: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Critical Insights


Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill

M.A., UNC-Chapel Hill

B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill

Minor in Japanese, UNC-Chapel Hill

Course Schedule
Spring 2020 Semester:
Greater Allegheny
ENGL 201-001 What Is Literature
Main Building 101
M W 04:00pm-05:15pm
ENGL 212-001 Introduction to Fiction Writing
Frable Building 310
Th 02:30pm-05:30pm
ENGL 202D-001 Business Writing
Main Building 101
M W 02:30pm-03:45pm
ENGL 487-001 Senior Seminar
By Appointment