Craig Albin



Department

English
Role: Faculty
Campus: West Plains

Postal mail

Missouri State University
English
128 Garfield
West Plains, MO 65775

Details

Education

  • DA, University of Mississippi (1998)
  • MA, Missouri State University (1984)
  • BA, Oral Roberts University (1983)
  • Graduate courses in English and American Studies, Baylor University, Aug. 1986-Dec. 1989

Teaching

Fall 2016

  • ENG 210-01 Writing II: Academic Writing
  • ENG 210-02 Writing II: Academic Writing
  • ENG 210-03 Writing II: Academic Writing
  • ENG 234 Literature/Children and Young Adults

Professional experience

  • Founding Editor, Elder Mountain: A Journal of Ozarks Studies (October 2008-present)
  • Chair, Department of English (August 1999-August 2006)
  • Associate Dean of Arts, Letters, and Education (August 1999-May 2002)

Memberships

  • Philological Review, 2006-present

Teaching Experience 

  • Distinguished Professor of English, Missouri State University-West Plains, Aug. 2013-Aug. 2014
  • Professor of English, Missouri State University-West Plains, Aug. 2004-Aug. 2013
  • Associate Professor of English, Missouri State University-West Plains, Aug. 1999-Aug. 2004
  • Assistant Professor of English, Missouri State University-West Plains, Jan.1990-Aug.1999
  • Teaching Assistant, Baylor University, Aug. 1986- Dec. 1989

Additional Professional Experience 

 

  • Founding Editor, Elder Mountain: A Journal of Ozarks Studies, (October 2008-present)
  • Associate Dean of Arts, Letters, and Education (August 1999-May 2002)
  • Chair, Department of English, (August 1999-August 2006)

 

Recent Service Activities

  • Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee, 2014-2015
  • Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs Search Committee, 2014-2015
  • Faculty Evaluation Committee, 2014-2015
  • Writing Specialist Search Committee, 2013
  • Darr Honors Program Lecturer Search, 2013
  • Missouri State University – West Plains Self-study Steering Committee, 2012-2013
  • Co-chair of MSU- West Plains Self-Study Institutional Integrity Criterion, 2012-2013
  • English Instructor Search Committee, Fall 2012
  • Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee, 2010-2011
  • Academic Dean Search Committee, 2010
  • Grant Writer Search Committee, 2010
  • Chair—Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee, 2009-2010
  • Grant Writer Search Committee, 2009
  • Assistant to the Chancellor/Institutional Research Search Committee, 2009
  • Ozark Studies Committee—2008-present
  • Compensation Committee—West Plains Campus Faculty Representative, 2008-09
  • Provost Search Committee—West Plains Campus Representative, 2005-06
  • Academic Dean Search Committee, 2008
  • Institutional Analysis Committee, 2006-present 

Other interests

 

Awards and honors

  • Leo Love Fiction Award (2006)
  • Tennessee Williams Scholarship in Fiction (2002)
  • Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (1996)
  • Faculty Merit Award 2012