Patrick Dunn, Ph.D.

Patrick DunnAssistant Professor of English

Office Location: Eckhart Hall, Room 406
Telephone: 630-844-5417
Email Address: pdunn@aurora.edu

Patrick Dunn has taught at Northern Illinois University, Waubonsee
Community College, and Kishwaukee Community College. He seeks to bring out
students' intrinsic motivation to learn by helping students construct
knowledge on foundations relevant to them. He also writes poetry and
commercial nonfiction, and is active in the local writing community.
 
Education
B.A. University of Dubuque Dubuque, IA
M.A. Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL
Ph.D. Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL

Areas of Specialization
British Literature
20th Century British and American
Linguistics

Courses Taught
British Literature I and II
Linguistics
Poetry

Highlights of Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions
Presentation of "Metaphors and the Frustrations of the Classroom" at ACCA
Symposium of Pedagogy, 2008
Publication of ""What if I sang": the intonation of Allen Ginsbergs
performances" in Style, 2006

Other Interests
Linguistics
Stylistics
Performance
Poetry