Dr. Tita F. Baumlin



Department

English
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
English
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Details

Education

  • PhD, 1985, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

Teaching

  • ENG 613/513 Shakespeare
  • ENG 312 Introduction to Shakespeare
  • ENG 340 Survey of British Literature I
  • ENG 340 Critical Approaches to Literature
  • ENG 580 Gender Studies in Language and Lit (two variable content courses:  (1) Women Writers of the Renaissance and (2) Gender and Arthurian Literature Medieval to Modern)
  • ENG 614/514 British Drama
  • ENG 641/541 British Renaissance Literature (one course: focused on Hamlet, its sources, its critics, its productions, films, and paratexts)

Research and professional interests

  • Shakespeare
  • British Renaissance Literature
  • History of Rhetoric
  • Jungian Interpretation of Literature and Culture
  • Gender Studies
  • Arthurian Legend in Literature and Film
  • Vampire Legend in Fiction and Film
  • Dramaturgy and Stage Production

Awards and honors

  • Sabbatical award fall, 2008
  • Recipient of MSU College Recognition Award for Service, 2002
  • Sabbatical award spring, 1999
  • MSU faculty member in Missouri London Program, spring semester 1998
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude  (TCU,1976)
  • Sigma Tau Delta, 1974
  • Alpha Lambda Delta, 1972
  • Biographical notation in Notable Women in Texas, 1984–85
  • Election to Outstanding Young Women of America (1985)
  • “TCU Scholar” (4.0 gpa) 1973–76
  • Salutatorian, L. D. Bell High School class of 1972