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Faculty: William Scott Harkey

 William Scott Harkey

Lecturer of English

MA in Interdisciplinary Studies (concentration in English), University of Houston-Victoria BA in English, University of Houston-Victoria

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William Scott Harkey has been in education for almost ten years, beginning as a high school English teacher in 2005, to adjunct English teaching in 2009, and now as a lecture of English for the University of Houston-Victoria. William received both his BA and MA from UHV and has worked for UHV in some form or fashion since 2004, beginning as a writing tutor for the UHV Academic Center. He also worked as an associate editor for symplokē, a research assistant, and writing coordinator for the Student Success Center.

William has published works in cultural criticism, literary criticism, short fiction, and poetry. His primary interests revolve around philosophy, psychoanalysis, anthropology, and theology, with emphasis on how these disciplines contribute to our understanding of culture and identity.

Selected Publications:

“Alleviating Existential Despair: The Journey from Divinity to Mortality in Byron’s ‘Manfred.’” BlazeVOX. (Spring 2014). Web. 15 May 2014.

“Elevator: An Exposition on Identity in Present Tense.” Ishaan. (5). Web. July 2014.

“Wednesday” Ishaan. (5). Web. July 2014.

“What am I to History?” Ishaan. (5). Web. July 2014.