Department of English at Illinois State University

Dr. Carol Lind Wins University Award


Dr. Carol Lind of the Department of English will be honored as this year's Outstanding University Teacher in Category 2, NTT's.

Dr. Lind earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in English Studies from Illinois State. She has taught full time for the department since receiving her Doctorate in 2007. Her diverse background has prepared her to teach classes which include British Literature, Introduction to English Studies, Medieval Literature, Growth and Structure of the English Language, and Introduction to Literary Genres.

Outside the classroom, Lind is actively involved in The Old English Study Group with Drs. Susan Kim and K. Aaron Smith and she serves as faculty advisor for the Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority. One of her more recent and noteworthy commitments is as advisor to ISU's Quidditch team.

No stranger to awards, Dr. Lind won the English Department’s Taimi Maria Ranta Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Ph.D. Candidate and she has been named one of the Panhellenic Association Outstanding Professors in 2009 and 2010.

Carol is a valued and respected member of the Department of English and we are so pleased to see her receive this much deserved recognition.


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