Cara Mathis

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Cara Mathis

Cara Mathis

Lecturer

7A-2 Faculty Hall, Murray State University, Murray KY 42071-3341

"Since my 2001 study abroad program in Greece and Italy, one of my teaching objectives evolves from my passion for the Greek and Roman culture, literature, and philosophy. I want students to be as excited about the authors and their works as I am! I want them to understand how little the core of humanity has changed; therefore, they can learn from these ancient, medieval, and early modern writers and philosophers. I don't want to just teach content; I want to teach students to see how reading and writing can influence their lives."

Education

  • M.A., English, Murray State University
  • B.S., English; Minor, Speech Communication, Murray State University
  • Certificate, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), San Diego State University

Books

  • ENG 105: Critical Reading, Writing, and Inquiry Student Guide. Southlake: Fountainhead Press, 2010-11. 

Areas of Specialization

  • Composition and Research
  • Western Humanities
  • Writing Across the Disciplines

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • White Residential College, Murray State University, 2009-Present
  • Alpha Sigma Lambda, Eta Delta Chapter, Murray State University, 2000-Present
  • Gamma Beta Phi Society, Murray State University, 2000-Present
  • Kentucky Special Olympics Organization, Louisville, Kentucky, 1997-Present

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