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Honors Seminars Fall 2012 Instructors

 

| Dr. Leila S. May | Dr. James M. Grimwood | Dr. James M. Grimwood | Dr. Jennifer A. Nolan-Stinson | Dr. Jennifer A. Nolan-Stinson | Dr. Thomas P. Phillips | Dr. Catherine M. Mainland | Dr. Molly M. Pryzwansky | Dr. Sharon L. Joffe | Dr. Rebecca A. Walsh | Dr. Timothy J. Hinton | Dr. Tiffany L. Kershner | Dr. Sharon M. B. Joines | Dr. Richard L. Blanton | Dr. Richard L. Blanton | Dr. Jonathan C. Kramer | Dr. Richard L. Blanton | Dr. Richard L. Blanton | Dr. Gary L. Comstock | Dr. Christine M. Pierce | Dr. Richard L. Blanton | Dr. Richard L. Blanton | Dr. Robert I. Bruck | Mr. Aaron J. Stoller | Dr. Robert I. Bruck | Mr. Brian A. Peters | Aaron J. Stoller | Dr. Andrew J. Taylor | Dr. Steven H. Greene | Dr. Richard L. Blanton | Dr. Richard L. Blanton | Dr. Richard L. Blanton | Dr. Richard L. Blanton |
Instructor:

Dr. Sharon L. Joffe

     Teaching Assistant Professor
Dr. Sharon Joffe was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) degree in English and French and a Higher Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Town, Dr. Joffe came to live in the United States. She received her M.S. Ed. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

In 2002, Dr. Joffe was awarded a Senior Teaching Fellowship from the Department of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She declined this award to accept a two-year Fellowship in Social Medicine from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine where she taught courses on literature and illness to University of North Carolina medical students.

Dr. Joffe is currently a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of English at North Carolina State University where she teaches courses in British literature, South African literature, and fiction studies. Her book, The Kinship Coterie and the Literary Endeavors of the Women in the Shelley Circle, was published in April 2007. Dr. Joffe is currently researching 19th-century South African writers and poets.
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