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Faculty Awards and Accolades

  • Libretto for the opera Eddie's Stone Song: Odyssey of the First Pasaquoyan
  • New production of his play Seven Dreams of Falling at the Collaborative Theatre Project in Oregon.
  • The Carson Monologues, celebrating the Carson McCullers Centennial premiered in the Bill Heard Theatre at the River Center, Columbus, GA.
  • Stone, River, Sky: An Anthology of Georgia Poems, editor
  • Premiere of The Ariadne Songs in Legacy Hall at the River Center, Columbus, GA.
  • Seven Dreams of Falling, a play published by Black Box Press.
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  • Production of original play "Ace: The Eugene Bullard Story" in Spring 2017 at the Springer Opera House, Columbus, GA.
  • Staged reading of original play "Prodigal" in Winter 2016 at the Springer Opera House, Columbus, GA.
  • Production of original play "The Old Ship of Zion" in Summer 2015 at the Essential Theatre in Atlanta, GA.

Forgotten under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913. The Kent State University Press, 2017.

Scott Accomplishments

The MacArthur Highway and Other Relics of American Empire in the Philippines. Potomac Books, 2010.

Scott Accomplishments

Gentleman Soldier: John Clifford Brown and the Philippine-American War. Texas A&M University Press, 2003.

Scott Accomplishments

American Exiles in the Philippines, 1941-1996: A Collected Oral Narrative. New Day Publishers, 1999.

Scott Accomplishments

Recent Awards and grants

  • Recipient of Loudermilk Research Funds to support research presentation at Tennessee TESOL, Memphis, TN, 2016.
  • Nominee for CSU’s Scholarship of Teaching Award (2016)

Recent publications:

Pelaez-Morales, C. (2017, in press). Second language writing scholarship in JSLW: An updated report of research published between 1992-2015. Journal of Second Language Writing.

Susan Accomplishments

McIntosh, K., Pelaez-Morales, C. & Silva, T. (Eds.). (2016). Graduate studies in second language writing. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press.

Susan Accomplishments

Pelaez-Morales, C., and Ryan Angus. (2015). L2 writing at the K–12 level: Knowledge base and practice in teaching ELLs. In L. De Oliveira & Mike Yough (Eds.), Preparing Teachers to Work with English Language Learners in Mainstream Classrooms (pgs. 115-130). Location: Information Age Publishing/TESOL press

Susan Accomplishments

De Oliveira, L., Gilmetdinova, A., & Pelaez-Morales, C. (July 2015). The Use of Spanish by a Monolingual Kindergarten Teacher to Support English Language Learners. Language and Education Journal 29(5) pp.1-21.

Susan Accomplishments

Susan Accomplishments

Recent Awards, Fellowships, and Honors

  • Institutional Team Leader, AAC&U Institute for High Impact Practices and Student Success, 2016
  • Designer of Certified Quality Matters Online Course, World Literature I, 2016
  • Open Educational Resources Research Fellow, Open Education Group, 2015-16
  • Featured Advocate, Affordable Learning Georgia, University System of Georgia / California State University Partnership, 2015
  • Winner, Regents’ Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award, University System of Georgia, 2013

Invited Presentations

“The Sound of Desire: John Dowland and the Renaissance Love Lyric,” Guitar and Friends, featuring Andrew Zohn, Legacy Hall, Columbus, GA (January 21, 2018)


Open Educational Resource

Anthology of Early World Literature in English Translation (2016)

Refereed Journal Articles

“‘Par erat inferior versus’? Renaissance Translation for English-only Readers,” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching 24.2 (Fall 2017).

“Translation and the Future of Early World Literature,” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture, Duke University Press, 14.1 (2013).

Book Project In Progress

Student Bodies: applying the insights of embodied cognition to improve teaching and learning in higher ed, under contract for Teaching in Higher Education series (ed. James M. Lang), West Virginia University Press


2015 Recipient of the Columbus State University Teaching Excellence Award

Major Publications:

“In the Words of the Apostle: Pauline Apostolic Discourse in the Letters of St. Boniface and his Circle.” Early Medieval Europe 25.3 (2017): 320-358.

“Engelond and Armorik Briteyne: Reading Brittany in Chaucer’s Franklin’s Tale.” Chaucer Review: A Journal of Medieval Studies and Literary Criticism 51.3 (2016): 271-293.

“The Reluctant Apostle: Heroic Rhetoric and Human Frailty in the Old English Andreas.” Medieval Perspectives: Journal of the Southeastern Medieval Association 30 (2015): 183-208.

“The Elevation of the Apostles in Cynewulf’s Christ II: Ascension.” PQ: Philological Quarterly 91.4 (2012): 513-535.

Major Publications & professional activities:

Jeon, K. S. (September, 2014). Language Processing Difficulty in the Development of Negation: The Case of L2 Korean Negation. Language Information, Korea University Press.

Jeon, K. S. (2017). “Sorry! Apology strategies in ESL learners” The Linguistic Association of Korea Journal, 25(2).

Jeon, K. S. (presented, July, 2017). Transitioning from student to teacher. The Korean Association of Teachers of English International Conference, Seoul, South Korea.

2017 Recipient of the Honors College Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • Won Pushcart Prize (2017)
  • Completed public art installation “powerhouse” on the Chattahoochee RiverWalk in collaboration with artist Mike McFalls (2016)
  • Had poem selected for U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry (2016)
  • Had poem selected for NPR’s Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor (2013)
  • Published critical article on poetry of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in Estudios Irlandeses, University of Barcelona (2016)
  • Nominee for CSU’s Educator of the Year (2016)
Susan Accomplishments

Dr. Bentley was named Georgia's English Teacher of the Year in 2016 by the Georgia Council of Teachers of English. An active scholar in English education, she is the co-editor of Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education and regularly shares her research findings and pedagogical practices through conference presentations, teaching workshops, and journal publications.


Rendleman, Eliot, and Judith Livingston. "The Dynamics of Collaboration and Hierarchy: Developing, Assessing, and Revising a First-Year Composition—Writing Center Partnership." Writing Program and Writing Center Collaborations: Transcending Boundaries, edited by Alice J. Myatt and Lynée Lewis Gaillet. Macmillan, 2017, pp. 67-94. ISBN: 978-1-137-59931-5, doi: 10.1057/978-1-137-59932-2, URL: Accessed 14 Oct. 2016.

"Lexicography: Self-Analysis and Defining the Keywords of Our Missions." The Writing Lab Newsletter vol. 37, no. 1-2, 2012, pp. 1-5, Accessed 14 Sept. 2016. Reprinted in The Best of the Independent Rhetoric and Composition Journals 2013, edited by Steve Parks, Morris Young, and Elisabeth Miller. Parlor Press, 2015.

"Balancing Act: Student Valuation and Cultural Studies Textbooks for Composition." Composition Forum vol. 24, 2011 , Accessed 14 Sept. 2016.

Awards and Honors

  • USG Regents’ Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award, Columbus State University, 2015.
  • International Writing Centers Association Professional Scholarship, Southeastern Writing Center Association, 2015.
  • Gary A. Olson Scholarship, Southeastern Writing Center Association, 2013.
  • QEP Grant, National Day on Writing event. Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, 2009.
  • QEP Grant, National Day on Writing event. Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, 2009.