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Stasik, Tamara L., M.A., Ph.D. - Faculty Bio

Stasik, Tamara L., M.A., Ph.D.



(765) 658-6565

Asbury Hall
Greencastle, IN


Associate Professor of English and English for Academic Purposes Specialist

Tamara Stasik holds degrees from Indiana University (Ph.D), Saint John’s University (M.A,), the University of Toronto (M.A.), and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (B.A.).  She enjoys teaching courses in literature and composition for majors and non-majors, as well as academic literacy and composition for multi-lingual students.  Her research interests include medieval manuscripts, book history, and the use of asceticism as a mode of cultural and literary production. Her Ph.D. dissertation in Medieval English Literature investigated the adaptation of ascetic practice from the monastic cell to medieval society in manuscripts such as Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.  Her current work investigates the intersections of medieval studies and the digital humanities and includes student-faculty research.


Courses Taught


ENG 252: Children's Literature

ENG 215: Language, Power & Writing: Global Englishes

WT ENG 183: Adapted Enchantment: Children's Literature

ENG 161: Visual and Digital Literature: Storytelling Monsters

ENG 390: Misbehaving in Medieval Literature

ENG 255: Obscenity and Heresy in Medieval and Early Modern Literature

WT 184TC: Pillaging the Text: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

FYS 197A: Gutenberg Galaxy

FYS 197: The Book in Society

ENG 115: Academic Writing Seminar II

ENG 151: Literature and Interpretation

ENG 155A: Topics: Secrets in Middle English Literature

ENG 130: College Writing II

HONR 310: Business Writing

UNIV: Academic Excellence

UNIV Summer English Immersion Institute

UNIV Prindle Reading Courses in Ethics (Medieval Race-Thinking; Building Empathy)

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