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Faculty Profile

Ethel Young Scurlock

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African American Studies Program
DIRECTOR OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AND SENIOR FELLOW OF LUCKYDAY RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE
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LUCKYDAY 126
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7688
Joined UM: August 13, 1996

Areas of Expertise

  • BLACK SERMONS
  • BLACKS IN LITERATURE
  • HARLEM RENAISSANCE STUDIES
  • TEACHING MULTI-CULTURAL LITERATURE

Brief Bio

Dr. Ethel Young-Minor, Associate Professor of English and African American Studies, Director of African American Studies, and Senior Fellow of Luckyday Residential College, joined the faculty of the University of Mississippi in 1996. She is a native of Memphis and earned her BA in English from the University of Tennessee and M.A. and Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University of Ohio. Dr. Minor has published numerous articles and reviews of African American literature in signal publications. Her excellence in teaching is noteable, being named the College of Liberal Arts Teacher of the Year in 2003, UM Humanities Teacher of the Year, and the Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award in 2011, the first African-American awarded this prestigious commendation. A 2013-14 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow Scurlock has also been recognized by the Mississippi House of Representatives honoring her work to promote diversity.

Degrees

BS
ENGLISH
C003530 UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE/KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE (1990)
MA
ENGLISH
BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY/BOWLING GREEN, OHIO (1992)
PHD
ENGLISH
BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY/BOWLING GREEN, OHIO (1997)

Committee Memberships

Honors - Assessment & Evaluation
Task Force
Honors - Honors College Admissions Comm.
Task Force
Honors Freshman Scholarship Committee
Ad Hoc Committee
University Standing Committee
Residential College
UG Application Selection Committee
Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honor College
UG Application Selection Committee
University Standing Committee

Awards

College of Liberal Arts - Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2003
University of Mississippi Humanities Teacher of the Year
2003
Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award
2011