Elizabeth Kelly

Instructor of English

Office Location

Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, Room 2007, 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805

 

Education

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

 

About
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.

 

Expertise

  • Technical writing
  • English composition
  • Early Caribbean literature
  • Early American literature
  • Science fiction

 

Professional Activities

  • Modern Language Association
  • Charles Brockden Brown Society
  • Society of Early Americanists

 

Awards and Honors

  • Dean’s Office Dissertation Completion Fellow, 2014
  • Archival Research Award, 2013
  • US DOE, Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellow, 2010

 

Selected Publications

  • “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 in Edgar Huntly.” Charles Brockden Brown Society, Sorbonne, Paris, 10/2013.
  • “What the Sea Allows: Emmanuel Appadocca’s Radical Project of Resistance.”  Society of Early Americanists, Savannah, GA. 3/2013.
  • “Science Fiction’s Evolving Resistance to Empire: From Emmanuel Appadocca to The Scar.”  Eaton Science Fiction Conference, Riverside, CA. 2/2011.
  • “The Revolutionary Possibilities of the Hybrid Multitude: Representations of Resistance  in China Miéville’s Iron 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’s From Cosmopolitanism” and “Additional Assignments for Teaching Thomas Friedman’s The 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.