Douglas Higbee


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 literature.


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.