English professor named Wisconsin Teaching Fellow
The University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan is proud to announce that Assistant Professor of English Dr. Valerie Murrenus Pilmaier has been selected as a UW Colleges Wisconsin Teaching Fellow for 2012-13.
As a Wisconsin Teaching Fellow, Pilmaier will attend the UW System Faculty College, the Wisconsin Teaching Fellows Summer Institute in Madison and other meetimgs as required by the UW System’s Office of Professional and Instructional Development. As a Wisconsin Teaching Fellow, Dr. Pilmaier also will undertake a scholarly teaching project during the next academic year and share the results in various public forums. She will receive travel expenses and a $4,000 stipend from the UW Colleges to support her project research and presentation expenses.
Pilmaier, who came to UW-Sheboygan 2009, holds a Ph.D. in English from Marquette University, where she completed her dissertation on “Finding a Map … to that Place Called Home: The Journey from Silence to Recovery in Patrick McCabe’s Carn and Breakfast on Pluto.” She also holds an MA in English from Marquette University and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Prior to joining UW-Sheboygan, she was a full-time Lecturer of English at UW-Waukesha.
For more information about UW-Sheboygan, contact Carrie Hoppe, Director of University Relations, at (920) 459-6612 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.