Meredith Ross

Adjunct Instructor
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Contact Information

Area
Adjunct Faculty
Office Location
M05 Dodd
Office Hours

By appointment

BACKGROUND

Meredith Ross (Ph.D, Florida State) studies the intersection of religion and information in the twentieth-century United States. Ross holds a Master’s in Library and Information Studies, and defended her dissertation in American Religious History (Mainline Protestantism, Scholarship, and the Twentieth Century Church Library Movement in the United States) in April 2018. She currently teaches Religion and Twentieth Century Fantasy Literature.

PUBLICATIONS

  • “House of Card: Ender’s Game and Speculative Fiction as Vehicle for Religio-Political Values,” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture 28, no. 2 (2016): 178-185. 
  •  “The Unschooled Writer,” in Deep Reading: Teaching Reading in the Writing Classroom, Patrick Sullivan, Howard B Tinberg, and Sheridan D Blau, eds. (Urbana, Illinois: National Council of Teachers of English, 2017). 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Religion and Information
  • Church Libraries
  • Islam in the US

RECENT COURSES

  • REL3112: Religion and Twentieth Century Fantasy Literature
  • REL1300: Introduction to World Religions