Dr. Douglas Higbee is new to
the English department faculty in Fall 2007. He earned his
Ph.D. in English literature at the University of California,
Irvine, in 2006, where he studied modern British literature
with an emphasis on the First World War. He also has an
M.A. from San Francisco State University and a B.A. from the
University of California, Berkeley, both in English
This year Dr. Higbee will be
teaching AEGL 101 and 102. He looks forward to working with
the students at Aiken in these and other English classes.
In addition to presenting
several papers at academic conferences in the recent past,
Dr. Higbee has co-authored an essay in Integrating
Literature and Writing Instruction, recently published
by MLA Press. In addition, he has an essay on the British
First World War writer Siegfried Sassoon forthcoming from
the Air Force Academy journal War, Literature, and the
Arts and an essay on British First World War veterans'
organizations forthcoming in a volume from Brill Press.