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Zachary Rhone

Adjunct Assistant Professor of English

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  • PhD, Literature and Criticism, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2014)
  • MA, English Literature, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2010)
  • BA, Houghton College (2007)

Courses Taught

  • Writing in the Liberal Arts
  • Business Writing
  • Literary Voices

Professional Experience/Achievements

  • Nominated for the Teaching Excellence Award, Houghton College, Fall 2015.
  • Awarded “Distinction” for PhD Comprehensive Examination, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, April 2013.
  • Finalist for the Christine Davidson Memorial Lecture, J. R. R. Tolkien Society’s Return of the Ring Conference, August 2012.
  • 1st place in Graduate Student Paper Competition at the C. S. Lewis Symposium and the C. S. Lewis and the Inklings Society Conference, May-June 2012.

Research Interests

  • The Oxford Inklings and affiliates, especially J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, G.K. Chesterton, and George MacDonald
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne and 19th century American literature