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Dr. Mika Shipley

Associate Professor of English and Writing Program Coordinator 

Why I Teach:

“I am fulfilled by witnessing the development students demonstrate through college, from scared, timid freshmen to confident, engaged seniors.”

Contact Information

College Center 430
(302) 736-2477


Ph.D., English Education, University of Maryland
M.S., Writing, Towson University
B.A., English, University of Delaware

Professional Activities

My research interests include summarizing, the transitions students make between high school and college, and basic writing. I have presented at national conferences covering subjects from writing and technology to plagiarism.

Courses Taught

EN099 Basic Writing
EN100 College Writing
EN211 Persuasive Writing
EN202 Expository Writing
EN325 Rhetorical Theory and Practice
EN318 Technical Writing
EN324 Gendered Rhetoric