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Elsie Bell



Elsie Bell is a lecturer in the Learning Resource Network (LeaRN) Program and the Department of English at UW. Her research and teaching interests include composition pedagogy, pedagogical theory more broadly, social movements in education, critical race theory, queer theory, and speculative and science fiction. Most recently, she is also very interested in possibilities for intercultural dialogue in the first year, general education classroom.


Ph.D., Duke University

B.A., University of Michigan

Recent and Upcoming Courses

STEP 1101: Academic and Career Success

STEP 1101: Real Lives of the American College Student

STEP 1105: Academic Success Skills

ENGL 1010: Composition and Rhetoric

ENGL 2015: Composition and Rhetoric II

ENGL 4080: Film Genre Studies: Queer, Black, and Brown Speculative Fiction

Selected Publications/Awards

  1. Dean’s Award for Inclusive Excellence, Western Colorado University.


  1. Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction, National Society of High School Scholars.


“Feminism and Time in Recent Speculative Fiction.” LLIDS: Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies, vol. 2, no. 2, 2018, pp. 107-126.



Elsie Bell

Elsie Bell

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Phone: 307-766-4430


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