Holly Hill-Stanford, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in English and Higher Education, University of Kansas
  • M.A. in English, Iowa State University
  • B.A. in English, Biology, and Secondary Education, Drury College

Selected Publications

  • “The Need for World War II Literature in the Young Adult Classroom.'  13th Hawaii International  Conference Proceedings. 2015.  CD-ROM.
  • “Hawthorne in Eden.”  2015 Hawaii University International Conference on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, & Education 2015. CD-ROM.
  • “The Farm” (poem), Cave Region Review, Vol. 6, 2014.
  • “Does a Need for Values-Based Literature Still Exist in the Changing Nature of  Young Adult Literature?” The Atrium, a Journal of Academic Voices, Fall 2013.
  • “Canned Beans, the Telephone Company, and Tithe.”  College Faith Vol. 3, 2006.

Selected Presentations

  • College English Association National Conference, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, 2016 — "From the Northern Island of Prince Edward Island, Canada, to the Tropical Islands of the Bahamas and Hawaii"
  • Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2015.'The Need for World War II Literature in the Young Adult Classroom'
  • Hawaii University International Conference on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, & Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2015—“Hawthorne in Eden”
  • College English Association National Conference, Savannah, Georgia, 2013—"Does a Need for Values-Based Literature Still Exist in the Changing Nature of Young Adult Literature?”
  • College English Association National Conference, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2011-“A Taste of  Fortune in ‘The Necklace’ and ‘A Rose for Emily,’ with a little flavoring of Canterbury Tales Thrown in”
  • Festival of Faith & Writing, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2010—“Joy, Heartache, and Friendship: The Place of Romance and Sisterhood Novels in Christian Fiction”
  • College English Association National Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, 2008—“Circumstances of War:  the Disruptions Caused by War on Life’s Passages, as revealed in Farewell to Manzanar”

Related Experience

  • Session Moderator, Hawaii University International Conference on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education—2015
  • Session Moderator, College English Association National Conference—2011
  • Judge, Polk Co. Language Arts Fair-2007-present
  • Scholastic Books Advisory Panel—2008-2012
  • Text reviewer for Merrill/Prentice-Hall--2006
  • ACFI Regional (multi-state) Creative Writing Contest, Judge—2006
  • Reviewer, Middle School English/Language Arts & English 9-12 Education State Competencies for the Educational Development Project sponsored by the Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education and the Missouri Advisory Council for Certification & Education--2004

Professional Organizations

  • College English Association
  • LADD (Language Arts Dept. of Southwest MO), 2000-2006
    • Board of Directors

Honors and Awards

  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers — 2002, 2004
  • Who's Who in American Education — 1989-90

Church/Community Service

  • Attends First Baptist Church, Bolivar
    • Choir member
    • Bible study pianist
    • Volunteer assistant to food services director
    • Core Group substitute teacher