Dr. Colleen Kathryn Weir

Lecturer, English Department

Biography

Dr. Colleen Weir's Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • Ph.D., English, Catholic University of America, 2016
  • M.A., English, Catholic University of America, 2009
  • B.A., Majors in English and Great Ideas, Carthage College, 2007

Classes Taught

  • EH 101 - Freshman Composition
  • EH 105 - Honors English Seminar

  • Honors and Awards

    • 2016 Capstone Teaching Award Nominee, English Department, The Catholic University of America. February 2016.
    • Excellence in Teaching Award for 2014, English Department, The Catholic University of America. April 2014.
    • Teaching Fellowship, Intensive English Program, The Catholic University of America. August 2014-May 2016.
    • Teaching Fellowship, English Department, The Catholic University of America. August 2009-May 2014.
    • Teaching Assistantship, English Department, The Catholic University of America. August 2007- May 2009.
    • Department of English Thomas R. Jasina Endowed Scholarship, Winter 2009
    • Graduate Professional Travel Award, Winter 2009
    • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, 2006-2012

    Affiliations

    • Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2008-Present
    • National Council of Teachers of English, 2008-Present
    • Rhetoric Society of America, 2007-Present

    Publications

    • “A ‘kin to resentment’: Grudges and Gratitude in Mansfield Park” (in progress)
    • Weir, Colleen. “Remembering to Forget: Memory and Suffering in Mansfield Park.” On Suffering: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue on Narrative and Sufferings. Ed. Nate Hinerman and Matthew Lewis Sutton. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2012. 137-150. Print.
    • Weir, Colleen. “Remembering to Forget: Memory and Suffering in Mansfield Park.” Making Sense of Suffering: Theory, Practice, Representation. Ed. Bev Hogue and Anna Sugiyama. Oxford: InterDisciplinary Press, 2011. 159-166. Web.