Nichole DeWall, Ph.D.

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Professor of English

Director, Honors Program

Provost Fellow 

Carnegie Hall 211

(618) 537-6495

nbdewall@mckendree.edu         


Education



Ph.D., English, Northeastern University (2008)


M.A., English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2001)


B.A., English, St. Olaf College (2000)   
 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Writing

DeWall, Nichole. “Need Some Teaching Advice? Let’s Ask Shakespeare.” The Teaching Professor, 11 March, 2024, https://www.teachingprofessor.com/topics/teaching-strategies/need-some-teaching-advice-lets-ask-shakespeare/

 

DeWall, Nichole. "Here’s an Idea: Let’s Trust Our Stuff." The Teaching Professor, 12 February, 2024, https://www.teachingprofessor.com/topics/student-learning/heres-an-idea-lets-trust-our-stuff/

 

DeWall, Nichole. "Tailgating for Teachers." The Teaching Professor, 8 January 2024, https://www.teachingprofessor.com/topics/professional-growth/evaluation-feedback/beyond-bias-how-to-get-more-mileage-out-of-your-student-evaluations/. Accessed 8 January 2024.

 

DeWall, Nichole. "Beyond Bias: How to Get More Mileage out of Your Student Evaluations." The Teaching Professor, 4.December 2023, https://www.teachingprofessor.com/topics/professional-growth/evaluation-feedback/beyond-bias-how-to-get-more-mileage-out-of-your-student-evaluations/. Accessed 4 December 2023.

 

DeWall, Nichole.  "Ready to Discuss Course Evaluation Bias with Your Students? Here's a Script." The Teaching Professor, 13 November 2023, https://www.teachingprofessor.com/topics/professional-growth/evaluation-feedback/ready-to-discuss-course-evaluation-bias-with-your-students-heres-a-script/.  Accessed 13 November 2023.

 

DeWall, Nichole. "It's Time to Discuss Student Evaluation Bias With Our Students. (Seriously)."  The Teaching Professor. 9 October 2023, https://www.teachingprofessor.com/free-article/its-time-to-discuss-student-evaluations-bias-with-our-students-seriously/. Accessed 11 October 2023.

 

DeWall, Nichole. "Meet Janus, the Roman God of Efficient Teaching." The Teaching Professor. 18 September 2023, https://www.teachingprofessor.com/topics/preparing-to-teach/meet-janus-the-roman-god-of-efficient-teaching/. Accessed 18 September 2023.

 

DeWall, Nichole. "Too Exhausted to Take Students to an Event? Do It Anyway." The Teaching Professor. 21 August 2023, https://www.teachingprofessor.com/topics/preparing-to-teach/course-design/too-exhausted-to-take-students-to-an-event-do-it-anyway/.  Accessed 21 August 2023.

DeWall, Nichole. “‘So these Lines may reach to future times’: Pandemic Teaching with John Davies’ Triumph of DEATH.” Teaching with Primary Sources, 16 March 2022, https://tpscollective.org/notes-from-the-field/so-these-lines-may-reach-to-future-times-pandemic-teaching-with-john-davies-triumph-of-death/. Accessed 10 January 2023.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “The Plague in Romeo and Juliet: “The Day Is Hot”. ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short

Articles, Notes and Reviews 34.4, 2021. 5-7.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “A Skull, a Screen, and a Quarantine: Teaching Shakespeare During the Pandemic.” The

Teaching Professor. 15 Mar. 2021, https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/a-skull-a-screen-and-a-quarantine-teaching-shakespeare-during-the-pandemic/, Rpt. in Remote Teaching and Learning: Reflections and Practical Advice, Ed. Jon Crylen, 2021. 39-42.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “Shakespeare advice to writers? Use the pandemic (sometimes).” Bookanista, 22 Mar.

2021,http://bookanista.com/shakespeares-advice-pandemic. Accessed 23 Mar. 2021.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “I, William Shakespeare, Also Went Through a Pandemic.” McSweeney’s InternetTendency, 26

May 2021, www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/i-william-shakespeare-also-went-through-a-pandemic. Accessed 17 January 2023.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “Lucha libre and Shakespeare: A Novel Approach.” Bridging the Gap? Digital Media in

the Humanities Classroom. Special issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities. Ed. Cameron McFarlane and Kristin Lucas. Spring, 2020. 14-17.

 

DeWall, Nichole. Review of This Is Shakespeare, by Emma Smith. English: Journal of the English

Association, vol. 69, no. 263 (Dec. 2019). 

 

DeWall, Nichole. “The Anxiety of Influence: Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet and Kenneth Branagh’s A

Midwinter’s Tale.” Cinematic Codes Review 2.1 (2017): 44-60.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “Into the Archives: Using EEBO in the Early Modern Literature Classroom.”

Digital Technology & the Literature Classroom. Ed. Tim Hetland. Boston: Bedford / St. Martin’s, 2017.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “‘Let’s go hand in hand’: Roman Comedy and The Comedy of Errors.” The

Ashgate Research Companion to Shakespeare and Classical Literature. Ed. Sean Keilen and Nick Moschovakis. Abington, UK: Taylor and Francis, 2017. 279-83.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “Millennials by Heart: Memorization as Active Learning Strategy for the

Sparknotes Generation.” Motivating Millennials. Spec. issue of Journal of Excellence in College Teaching 27.4 (2017): 77-91.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “Anxiety in the Text: Ideology, Feminism, and Erotic Triangles in Shakespeare’s The Two Noble Kinsmen.” Reading Queer in Literature, Film, and Culture. Spec. issue of The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. 2:2 (2016): 135-53.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “‘Love Bade Me Enter’: George Herbert’s Eucharistic Poetry.” Pennsylvania Literary

Journal. 8:3 (2016): 68-73.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “‘Like a shadow, / I’ll ever dwell’: The Jailer’s Daughter as Ariadne in The

Two NobleKinsmen.” The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association 46: 1 (2013): 15-26.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “Into the Woods: Dead Poets Society and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Verse, Voice, and Vision: Poetry and the Cinema. Ed. Marlisa Santos. New York: Scarecrow, 2013.

 

DeWall, Nichole. “‘Sweet recreation barr’d’: The Case for Playgoing in Plague-time.”

Representing thePlague in Early Modern England. Ed. Rebecca Totaro and Ernest Gilman. New York: Routledge, 2012.

 

DeWall, Nichole. Program Notes. McKendree University Theater Department’s Love’s Labour’sLost.

November, 2009.

 

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