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Ms. Karen Dodson

Title: Assistant Professor, English
Phone: 678-717-3870

Office: Nesbitt 4154, Gainesville
Areas of Expertise: Milton Studies, Eighteenth-Century Women’s Poetry


Professor Dodson is the faculty advisor for The Chestatee Review.

Courses Taught

ENGL 0099, 1101, 1102, 1102H, 2111, 2112. 2121, 2122, 2131, 2132


  • ABD, Milton Studies (Ph.D.), Georgia State University, Currently enrolled
  • M.A., Literature, Western Carolina University, 2008
  • B.A., English, Piedmont College, 2005

Research/Special Interests

Milton studies
Eighteenth-century women writers


“Rough Waters,” “We Had It All,” “Making Fudge.” The Woven Word 2013

“The First Time She Left Home” (Short story). The Woven Word 2013

“Two Unpublished Whitman Family Letters.” Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 2008

 “Reading for My Life” (Non-fiction). Nomad 2008

“Quid Est” (Poetry). Nomad 2007

Work Experience

Gwinnett Tech
University of North Georgia

Personal Information

Professor Dodson has spent five summers teaching in Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia. She serves on the Board of Directors of Adonijah Foundation, a non-profit organization that serves at risk children.

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