Title: Associate Professor, English
“People think I can teach them style. What stuff it all is. Have something to say, and say it as clearly as you can. That is the only secret of style.” - Matthew Arnold
Creative Writing; Contemporary and Modern Poetry
B.A., English, University of California – Irvine - 1992
M.F.A., English with an emphasis in Creative Writing - University of California, Irvine - 1996
ENGL092 Basic Writing
ENGL101a English Composition I
ENGL101b English Composition II
ENGL280 Advanced Academic Writing
ENGL286 Creative Writing
ENGL386 Advanced Creative Writing
LDRS152 Contemporary Discipleship for a Relationship with God
Verbeck, Alice. “Imitation; or Going Where at Least One Writer Has Gone Before.” The Kentucky Journal of Excellence in College Teaching and Learning February 2003. http://www.uky.edu/TLC/JournalNEW/JournalPage2b.htm.
Verbeck, Alice. “I am not from here…” The Writer’s Project September 2004. Western Kentucky University National Writer’s Program, recorded for PBS. http://www.wku.edu/wp/IFWKanth03/IF0347.html.
Awards and Honors
Teacher of the Year Award, University of California, Irvine, 1995 for Creative Writing