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Deborah E. McDowell

Professor
Director
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
402 Bryan Hall
201 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
1979 Ph.D., Purdue University
1972-1974 M.A., Purdue University
1968-1972 B.A., Tuskegee Institute
The Papers of Julian Bond
Source: National Historical Publications & Records Commiss
January 01, 2021 – March 31, 2022
AS-IAAS Mapping Local Knowledge: Danville, VA, 1945-75
Source: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
March 08, 2013 – March 31, 2014
AR-IEN UVA Reconciliation Project
Source: Andrus Family Fund
February 01, 2009 – November 30, 2013
AS-IAAS New Faculty Fellow Barbara Boswell
Source: American Council of Learned Societies
July 01, 2011 – May 31, 2013
AAS 3500: Intermediate Seminar in African-American & African Studies
Credits: 3
Reading, class discussion, and written assignments on a special topic in African-American and African Studies Topics change from term to term, and vary with the instructor. Primarily for fourth-year students but open to others.
ZFOR 3503: International Study
Placeholder course for students studying abroad
AAS 3559: New Course in African and African American Studies
Credits: 3
New course in the subject of African and African American Studies.
ENGL 8993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
A single semester of independent study under faculty supervision for MA or PhD students in English doing intensive research on a subject not covered in the usual courses. Requires approval by a faculty member who has agreed to supervise a guided course of reading and substantial written exercise, a detailed outline of the research project, and authorization by the Director of Graduate Studies in English. Only one may be offered for Ph.D credit. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 9710: Woodson Institute Fellows Pre- and Post-Doctoral Research
Credits: 12
This is a supervised research course without formal classroom instruction.
ENGL 9899: Woodson Institute Fellows Pre- and Post-Doctoral Research
Credits: 12
This is a supervised research course without formal classroom instruction.