Dr. Elizabeth Kelly is an instructor and course coordinator for technical writing
at Florida Polytechnic University. She has taught technical and professional writing
and contemporary African American fiction at the University of South Florida, early
American literature, writing for the sciences and freshman composition at the University
of Miami, and freshman composition at Florida Atlantic University. Her teaching-related
publications include a teaching manual accompanying Emerging a Reader and several short assignments in composition-related teaching publications. Kelly’s
field experience in technical writing includes contributions to various publications
and grants at the University of Miami’s Ryder Trauma Center and grant writing for
several nonprofit organizations.
US DOE, Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellow, 2010
Ph.D. in English, University of Miami, 2014
M.A. in English, Florida Atlantic University, 2009
B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, New York University, 2005
Haitian Summer Institute, Florida International University, 2010
Early Caribbean literature
Early American literature
Modern Language Association
Charles Brockden Brown Society
Society of Early Americanists
“Francophone-Anglophone Connections.”The Caribbean in Transition. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2019.
“Texts and Contexts: Uncovering the Complexities of Afro-Atlantic Responses to the
Haitian Revolution.” Review Essay, June 2014.
“Foreign Influence, Science and Mind Control: Magnetic Somnambulism inEdgar Huntly.” Charles Brockden Brown Society, Sorbonne, Paris, 10/2013.
“What the Sea Allows:Emmanuel Appadocca’sRadical Project of Resistance.” Society of Early Americanists, Savannah, GA. 3/2013.
“Science Fiction’s Evolving Resistance to Empire: FromEmmanuel AppadoccatoThe Scar.”Eaton Science Fiction Conference, Riverside, CA. 2/2011.
“The Revolutionary Possibilities of the Hybrid Multitude: Representations of Resistance
in China Miéville’sIron Council.” Science Fiction Research Association, Carefree, AZ, 6/2010.
Instructor’s Manual for Emerging: Contemporary Readings for Writers.Bedford-St. Martin’s, 2010. Co-authored with Barclay Barrios.
“Additional Assignments for Teaching Kwame Anthony Appiah’sFromCosmopolitanism”and “Additional Assignments for Teaching Thomas Friedman’sThe Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention.” Emerging a Reader.Bedford-St. Martin’s, 2009. Pgs. 45, 56.
“Peer Review for Revision Project.”Elements of Teaching ENC 1101 and 1102.Hayden McNeil, 2009. Pgs. 125-126.