David A. Stivers

General education professor


  • B.A., English, Oregon State University, 1997
  • M.A., English, Literary and Cultural Theory Program, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999
  • Ph.D., English, University of Delaware, 2005

Awards, recognitions and honors

SCAD Student Ambassador's Award, 2010


Modern Language Association

Publications and Presentations

  • "Witnessing the Invisible: Narrative Mediation in The Princess Casamassima," The Henry James Review, 2007
  • "Rituals of Archival Memory in Orhan Pamuk's Museum of Innocence," The Louisville Conference on Literature after 1900, University of Louisville, 2011
  • "Black Death: Race, Disease, and Containment in John A. Williams's The Man Who Cried I Am," Literature and Pathology Conference, UC Davis, 2008
  • "Reasonable Paranoia in The Man Who Cried I Am and Mumbo Jumbo," American Literature II: Political Plots and Literary Manifestations post-1900, South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, 2006
  • "Evaluating Student Writing in English 101: Evaluation Criteria in Action," First Year Writing Program, North Carolina State University, 2006
  • "Finding the Truth: Archival Practices in Popular Conspiracy Narratives," Libraries, Archives, and Popular Culture Research Area, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, 2006