“Teaching is performed in generosity; learning is accomplished in joy.” -Louise Cowan, PhD

Aurelia Ann VonTress

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas, Denton, Texas  

Teaching Fellow (2014-present)

  • College Writing II: Arguments in Environmental and Science Writing (Spring 2016) 
  • College Writing II: The Role of Argument in Culture (Fall 2015)
  • College Writing I: Transforming the World Through Telling Our Story (Spring 2015)
  • College Writing I: Ancient Rhetoric and Contemporary Argument (Fall 2014)

University of Dallas, Irving, Texas
Language Outreach and Teaching Program, Greek Instructor (2010)

  • Greek Language and Culture (Fall 2010)

Research Interests

  • Environmental Literature
  • Eco-Justice Criticism
  • Agrarian Literature
  •  Decolonial Theory
  •  Literature by Women of Color
  • Literature of the American South
  •  Literature and Spirituality
  • Roman Catholic Literature
  • Classical Literature and Philology
  • Early-Mid 20th Century Oxford
  • Science Fiction, Dystopian Literature, and the Environment