Patric McElwain

Associate Professor Humanities and Communications
Humanities and Communication Department
Prescott College of Arts & Sciences
Prescott campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania


"Interpreting Science Fiction Narratives or 'No Matter Where You Go, There You Are.'"
Presented at National Council of Teachers of English, Tucson, AZ, 1999.

"Using Technology in the Classroom."
Presented at National Council of Teachers of English, Nashville, TN, 1998.

"The American Film Industry and Globalization. "
Presented at ERAU, Prescott, AZ, 1998.

"Considering Place: An Approach to Teaching World Literature."
Presented at Arizona English Teachers Association, Flagstaff, AZ, 1998.

"Teaching a Course in Technology and Culture: Issues and Strategies."
Presented at Arizona English Teachers Association, Phoenix, AZ 1995.

"Writing Across the Curriculum."
Presented at Yavapai County Teacher's Conference, Prescott, AZ, 1994.

"Using Science Fiction to Enhance Students' Writing and Critical Thinking Skills and to Explore Technology's Impact on Society."
Presented at Arizona English Teachers Association, Chandler, AZ, 1993.

"College Writers Composing Through Correspondence."
Presented at National Council of Teachers of English, Louisville, TN, 1992.

"Using Popular Films in the Classroom to Enhance Writing, Critical Thinking, and Collaborative
Skills."
Presented at Arizona English Teachers Association, Chandler, AZ, 1992.

"Writing and Interdisciplinary Awareness Through Correspondence and Collaboration." Presented a Arizona English Teachers Association, Coolidge, AZ, 1992.

"Enhancing Writing Skills and Interdisciplinary
Awareness." Presented at Arizona College Reading and Learning Association, Phoenix, AZ, 1991.

"Film in the Teaching of Composition."
Presented at Critical Perspectives on Literature and Writing, Indiana, PA, 1989.

"Appearance and Reality in Mark Twain's Schoolhouse Hill."
Presented at Pennsylvania College English Association, 1989.


International Bulletin of Political Psychology
(Electronic Scholarly Journal)
1996-Present
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
College of Arts and Sciences
Prescott, AZ
Technical Editor

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
1989-Present
College of Arts and Sciences
Prescott, AZ
Assistant Professor of Humanities

Yavapai College
1989-1990
English Department
Prescott, AZ
English Instructor

Prescott College
1989-1990
Adult Degree Program
Prescott College
English Instructor

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
1985-1989
English Department
Indiana, PA
Assistant Professor of English

Studies in Humanities (Scholarly Journal)
1982-1989
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA
Book Review Editor

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
1985
English Department
Indiana, PA
English Instructor

Mount Aloysius Junior College
1984-1985
English Department
Cresson, PA
English Instructor

Mount Aloysius Junior College
1983
English Department
Cresson, PA
Intern

Second International Milton Symposium
1993
Cambridge University
England
Administrative Assistant to General Director

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
1981-1983
Writing Center
Indiana, PA
Director

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
1981-1984
English Department
Indiana, PA
Graduate Assistant

Erie Magazine (Arts/Entertainment Magazine)
1980-1981
Erie, PA
Assistant Editor

Edinboro State University
1979-1980
English Department
Edinboro, PA
Graduate Assistant