Dr. Sandra Hill is the holder of the L.M. McKneely Professorship in English Literature.
She teaches professional writing, composition, and literature and serves as Director of the Professional Writing Program and Interim Department Head of English.
She earned her Ph.D. in English from University of Maryland, College Park, and her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in English from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
She has published articles and reviews in the area of professional writing, service learning, service e-learning, and literature and has presented at state, regional, and national conferences.
She secured grants for developing the Professional Writing Program and for teaching with technology at ULM. She was nominated for the national Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning.
In her five years at ULM, Dr. Hill has included service-learning writing projects in her professional writing classes, supplying over 50 community organizations with professional documents created by her students.
Her scholarly work includes research methodologies and rhetoric in professional writing, along with the pedagogy of service learning in professional writing courses. She is investigating environmental literature as a genre.
About the Endowment:
The L.M. McKneely Professorship in English Literature endowment was established to encourage and reward excellence in teaching, learning and research at ULM.