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Valerie Dennis

Valerie Dennis

Instructor of English

Office: Classroom Center, Suite 319B
Email: vdennis@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2483

Professional Profile

Dr. Dennis joined the Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages in 2013. She received her B.A. in English from the University of Oregon in 1999. At the University of California, Davis, she earned her M.A. in English Literature in 2006 and her Ph.D. in English Literature in 2012.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Dennis teaches composition and introductory literature courses. 

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Dennis’s research interests include depictions of God and the devil in medieval and early modern literature, especially drama, and the continuities and changes in religious literature before and after the Reformation in England. 

Personal Sketch

Dr. Dennis lives in Canyon with her husband, Nathan, and her dog, Lorna Doone. She likes hiking, baking, crocheting, and playing with Lorna.