Faculty & Staff - [ Affiliated Faculty - Dr. Shirley Hanshaw ]

Dr. Shirley Hanshaw

Dr. Shirley Hanshaw

English
Phone: (662) 325-5807
Email: sh449@msstate.edu
Fax: (662) 325-3645
Curriculum Vita

Dr. Hanshaw has enjoyed two careers that span thirty years, as English professor in Delaware and Mississippi and as technical writer/editor for the Federal government. Having received the B.A. at Tougaloo College, the M.A. at Temple University, and the Ph.D. at the University of Mississippi-all in English with a minor in French-she has presented scholarly papers across the African Diaspora-from Senegal to Ghana to the Virgin Islands-and at the University of Hawaii. Under contract with two university presses, she is currently writing the following books: Re-membering and Surviving: Representation of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath in African American Fiction (Michigan State U. Press) and Conversations with Yusef Komunyakaa (University Press of Mississippi).