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Northwest Missouri State University


Jeffrey Loomis

Jeffrey Loomis

Email

Office

2877 Colden Hall

Phone

660.562.1267
660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 1990

Professor


Education

  • Ph.D., Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1980
  • M.A., Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1972
  • B.A., Bethel  College (now Bethel  University), English, 1969

Courses Taught

  • English 111, 112, 220, 246, 305, 325, 331, 405, 530, 540

Academic interests

  • Comparative Literature
  • Theory and History of Drama
  • Religion and Literature
  • Writing (Composition and Creative)
  • Literary Criticism

Scholarly Activity

  • Secretary of the Board, Comparative Drama Conference 2000-
  • Author, Dayspring in Darkness: Sacrament in Hopkins (Bucknell University Press, 1988)
  • Most Recent Article (of 56): "Tina Howe and Demetrian Seriocomedy," in Dramatic Revisions in Myths, Fairy Tales, and Legends, 2012
  • Forthcoming: "'Cassandra, Meet Leadbelly': Tennessee Williams Battles to Become Orpheus," in Text and Presentation, 2014

Student Group Advisement

  • For annual trips to the Comparative Drama Conference

Other Professional Experience

  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grants-1989, 1991, 1993
  • Missouri London Program-2003

Other

  • President of the Robert Frost Society, 1990
  • Founder and Facilitator, Advent Lessons and Carols, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1994-
  • Founder and Facilitator, Chanteurs a Dieu, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2006-
  • Silver Baton Award, Northwest Missouri  State Music Department  and Kappa Kappa Psi, 2010