Adriane Ivey

Associate Professor of English

Adriane L. Ivey is an Associate Professor of English. She is from Roswell, Georgia, and earned her B.A. in English Literature from Presbyterian College in 1992, an M.A. in English Literature from Clemson University in 1995, and a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Oregon in 2000. Dr. Ivey's current research focuses on the transformative use of Biblical allusion and Christian mythology by African American women novelists. Her article 'Beyond Sacrifice: Gloria Naylor Rewrites the Passion' was published in the Spring 2005 issue of MELUS (Multi-ethnic Literatures of the US).

She has presented papers on contemporary ethnic literature at the American Women Writers of Color Conference in Maryland, at the conference of the Philological Association of the Carolinas, and at San Francisco State University. She has presented on composition and gender at the CCCC and at the Georgia-South Carolina College English Association Conference and on Writing Across the Curriculum at the International WAC conference. At the Oxford Round Table at Oxford University, England, she presented research on the image of the female professor in American popular culture.

At the University of Oregon, Dr. Ivey taught composition, British and American literature, and African American literature. She also served as Assistant Director for the Center of the Teaching of Writing. Here at Oxford, she teaches writing and literature and directs the Writing Program.


BA| Presbyterian College| 1992

MA| Clemson University| 1995

PhD| University of Oregon| 2000