James Allen

James Allen

James Allen

Professor, English

Tel.: (630) 942-3421
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2729F
allenj@cod.edu

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Composition
  • Classical Rhetoric
  • Science Fiction
     

Recent Courses Taught:

  • English 1011, 1102 - Composition
  • English 1105 - Introduction to Technical Writing
  • English 1130 - Introduction to Literature
  • English 1156 - Science Fiction


Current Projects:

  • Advisor, Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club
  • Chair, Learning Communities Committee
  • Committees: Technical Writing, First Year Experience
  • Executive Director, Consortium for Illinois Learning Communities


Education:

  • Ph.D. English, University of South Carolina 1992
  • M.A. English, University of South Carolina 1989
  • B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, University of South Carolina - Spartanburg 1984


Awards and Recognitions:

  • Outstanding Faculty of the Year 2009; Outstanding Faculty Member for Communications 2002-2003; Outstanding Advisor of the Year, 2012


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