College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Rebecca A. Wall

 Dr. Rebecca A. Wall

Rebecca A. Wall

Professor of English

Office: Hall Patterson 317
Phone:  (336) 750-2319

Curriculum Vitae

Educational History

  • Ph. D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, 1980 American literature to 1914; additional work in rhetoric
  • M.A., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 1970 English; thesis in English Renaissance
  • B.A., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 1968 English; related area interdisciplinary honors
  • Governor's School of North Carolina, summer 1963 (English)

Additional study:

  • American Foundations Program, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, summer 1990. American cultural history through art, music and literature
  • "Regional Study and the Liberal Arts: An Appalachian Exemplar." National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Teachers, Ferrum College, June 5 - 30,2006. Appalachian studies and the use of regional studies to enrich liberal arts courses


I began teaching at WSSU in the fall semester of 1969, so it has been my privilege to see a great deal of growth and change. Last year I began phased retirement, and this, my 40th year of actual teaching, will be the last.  Probably.


Courses Taught

  • Survey of American Literature I
  • Survey of American Literature II
  • Grammars of English
  • World Literature II

Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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