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Education

PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 1996
Major: 20th-Century Literature; Minor: Old and Middle English Literature
Dissertation: "Heaney's Dead: Seamus Heaney and the Anglo-Irish Elegiac Tradition"
Directed by George Lensing

BFPA
Vocal Performance, Saint Louis University, May 1988
Graduation Summa Cum Laude

MA
English Literature, Duquesne University, May 1983

BA
English Literature, Philosophy, Duquesne University, December 1981
Graduation Cum Laude

Teaching

Assistant Professor of English
Department of Literature and Philosophy
Georgia Southern University
8/07 - present

Assistant Professor of English
Department of Languages, Literature and Composition
University of South Carolina Upstate
8/04 - 8/07

Adjunct Instructor
USC Upstate, Converse College
8/02 - 8/04

Associate Professor of English
Department of English and Theatre
Eastern Kentucky University
8/01 - 6/03

Assistant Professor of English
Department of English and Theatre
Eastern Kentucky University
8/97 - 8/01

Teaching Fellow
English Department
UNC-Chapel Hill
9/90 - 12/95

Teaching Fellow
English Department
Duquesne University
1/81 - 6/83

Administration

Director, Writing Center
Converse College
1/03 - 6/03

I supervised peer consultants, planned and conducted workshops for students and faculty members, and consulted with faculty members about their own writing.

Campus Director
Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program
1/02 - 8/02

I maintained residential and curricular care of 350 rising high school seniors, hired and supervised faculty, resident advisors, and staff, designed and supported the curriculum, made programmatic decisions, interfaced with state legislators and donors, and served as point of contact for all university and state functions.

Documentation Supervisor
Academic Technology and Networks
UNC Chapel Hill
4/97 - 8/97

I hired and supervised a team of technical writers, designed and maintained the University's documentation web site, made University-wide technology decisions, and implemented current standards and practices in technical writing.

HR Communications Manager
Human Resources Division
UNC Hospitals
6/93 - 4/97

I created and updated Hospitals' HR Policies and Procedures Manual, designed and maintained the HR web site, and served as point of contact for all employees concerning HR policies and procedures.

Publications

     Critical Articles

Pellegrino, Joe. "The King and the Cat: Ellison and Schrödinger on Contingency and Reality." Eureka Studies In Teaching Short Fiction 6.1 (Fall 2005): 94-100.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Endo's Ethics: Stuck in the Middle with Who?" Kentucky Philological Review 15 (2000): 44-48.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Moving Through Color: Rita Dove's Thomas and Beulah." Kentucky Philological Review 14 (1999): 27-31.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Heaney's Proleptic Elegies." Kentucky Philological Review 13 (1998): 17-23.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Frost, Schopenhauer, and 'The Trial By Existence.'" Robert Frost Review 3 (1993): 93-100.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Yeats and Eliot: A Hidden Debt and Its Repercussions." Notes on Modern Irish Literature 5 (1993): 67-77.

     Textbook

Namiki, Nobuaku, and Joe Pellegrino. American Artifacts: College Students' Perspectives on America. Tokyo: Shohukusha Press, 1994.

     Encyclopedia Articles and Critical Reviews

Pellegrino, Joe. "Playboy of the Western World (Synge, John Millington)" in Cyclopedia of Literary Places. R. Kent Rasmussen, R. Baird Shuman, and J. Derrick McClure, eds. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2003.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Silence (Endo, Shusaku)" in Cyclopedia of Literary Places. R. Kent Rasmussen, R. Baird Shuman, and J. Derrick McClure, eds. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2003.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Frost and Philosophy" in The Robert Frost Encyclopedia. Nancy Lewis Tuten and John Zubizarreta, eds. New York: Greenwood Press, 2000.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Clinton Scollard" in Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century. Eric L. Haralson and John Hollander, eds. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1998.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Henry Cabot Lodge" in Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century. Eric L. Haralson and John Hollander, eds. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1998.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Seamus Heaney: A Critical Introduction." in The Internet Poetry Archive . University of North Carolina Press and ibiblio.org. 1996.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich," in The Biographical Dictionary of Transcendentalism. Wesley T. Mott, ed. New York: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Hume, David," in The Encyclopedia of Transcendentalism. Wesley T. Mott, ed. New York: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von," in The Encyclopedia of Transcendentalism. Wesley T. Mott, ed. New York: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Pellegrino, Joe. "Spinoza, Benedictus de," in The Encyclopedia of Transcendentalism. Wesley T. Mott, ed. New York: Greenwood Press, 1996.

     Papers and Panels

"Seamus Heaney's Postcolonial Elegies." British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, Georgia Southern U, Savannah GA, February 24-25, 2006.

"Deliver Us From Evil: Surviving Your Online Course Delivery System." Teaching Matters: The Delivery Of Ideas Conference, Gordon College, Barnesville GA, March 18-19, 2005.

"Giving Students The World: The Web Audio Library." The 13th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville FL, April 9-13, 2002.

"'This Course Is Killing Me?' - How Technology Killed The Composition Teacher." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago IL, March 20-23, 2002.

"This Oral or Bardic Art: Creating and Using a Web Audio Library." Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami U, Oxford OH, November 15-18, 2001.

"The Forgotten Faculty: Librarians in the College Classroom" (panel presentation). Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami U, Oxford OH, November 15-18, 2001.

"Covering the Bloody Field: Does the Media Go too Far?" (panel presentation). National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Chicago IL, November 1-3, 2001.

"The Seduction of the Siren's Song: The Odyssey of Media Ethics" (panel presentation). Southern Regional Honors Council Conference, Nashville TN, March 29-30, 2001.

"Naming in Walker Percy's The Second Coming." Kentucky Philological Association, Georgetown College, Georgetown KY, March 2-3, 2001.

"Capitalizing on Conflict: Judeo-Christian Ideas on Homosexuality" (panel presentation). National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Washington D.C., October 18-22, 2000.

"Endo's Ethics: Stuck in the Middle with Who?" Kentucky Philological Association, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro KY, March 2-3, 2000.

"Distance Learning in Honors" (panel presentation). National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Valencia CC, Orlando FL, October 27-31, 1999.

"Reimagining Boundaries: The Non-Traditional Student in Honors" (panel presentation). National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Valencia CC, Orlando FL, October 27-31, 1999.

"Distance Learning in Honors" (panel presentation). Kentucky State Honors Roundtable, Western Kentucky U, Paducah KY, October 1-2, 1999.

"Reimagining Boundaries: The Non-Traditional Student in Honors" (panel presentation). Southern Regional Honors Council, U of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff AR, March 25-27, 1999.

"Moving Through Color: Rita Dove's Thomas and Beulah." Kentucky Philological Association, U of Louisville, Louisville KY, March 5-6, 1999.

"Training Faculty and Encouraging Students to Teach and Learn Online." Computers on Campus National Conference, U of South Carolina, Columbia SC, November 6-12, 1998.

"The Future of the Library Assignment in Honors 100" (panel presentation). National Honors Conference, U of Chicago, Chicago IL, November 6-8 1998.

"The Future of the Library Assignment in Honors 100" (panel presentation). Kentucky State Honors Roundtable, Northern Kentucky U, Highland Heights KY, October 2-3 1998.

"Heaney's Proleptic Elegies." Kentucky Philological Association, Northern Kentucky U, Highland Heights KY, March 6-7 1998.

"A Pilgrimage to Hell: The Inverted Dramatic Structure of Heaney's 'Station Island.'" Twentieth-Century Literature Conference, U of Louisville, Louisville KY, February 26-28 1998.

"Heaney, Kavanagh, and Lough Derg: They Do the Irish in Different Voices." American Congress for Irish Studies, Southern Regional Meeting, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill NC, 1996.

     Invited Presentations

"The Changing Language of Love." Eastern Kentucky University Chautauqua Series, 2002-2003. November 7, 2002.

"Evolution: The Music Of What Happens." Eastern Kentucky University Chautauqua Series, 2000-2001. February 15, 2001.

"Seamus Heaney's Elegies." Eastern Kentucky University Humanities Forum. November 15, 2000.

     Textual Performances

"Easter 1916" by W.B. Yeats; "Leda and the Swan" by W.B. Yeats; "The Second Coming" by W.B. Yeats; "Sailing to Byzantium" by W.B. Yeats; "Digging" by Seamus Heaney in The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry, Jay Parini, ed., bind-in cd. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2005.

Professional Activities and Associations

Member, Association of Teachers of Technical Writing
Member, Tech wr-l
Music Reviewer, Pastoral Music Magazine

Awards

Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology, 2002-2003.
The Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
This national award is given to 60 full-time teaching faculty members who have "contributed in the most highly creative ways to teaching, learning and technology."

Links2Go Key Resource Award -- KYLIT
Links2Go
"The Key Resource award is based on an analysis of millions of web pages. When Links2Go says your page is a Key Resource, we mean that your page is one of the most relevant pages related to a particular topic on the web today, using an objective statistical measure applied to an extremely large data set. . . . Fewer than one page in one thousand will ever be selected as a Key Resource."

BBC Education Web Guide Award -- Seamus Heaney
British Broadcasting Corporation
"Apparently the most commonly-cited web resource on Heaney, this site is suitable only as a brief introduction to the poet's work, containing texts of nine poems (with accompanying audio versions), a useful critical-biographical essay and a bibliography of Heaney's work (not including criticism)."

StudyWeb Academic Excellence Award -- The World Poetry Audio Library
Studyweb
"StudyWeb® is one of the Internet's premier sites for educational resources for students and teachers. Since 1996, our expert reviewers have scoured the Internet to select only the finest sites to be included in StudyWeb's listing of educational links."