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Heather Seratt

Heather Seratt

Heather Seratt

Lecturer of EnglishEnglish


Heather Seratt earned her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Memphis, in 2007, with an emphasis on poetry. She also holds a M.A. in English, with concentrations in Literature and Creative Writing, from University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and a B.A. in English from Mississippi State University. Heather Seratt began teaching at UHD in 2009. She is currently a lecturer in the English Department.

Degrees Earned

Master's degree: Creative Writing (University of Memphis, 2007)

Courses Taught

  • RDG 1300 Reading
  • ENG 1301 Composition 1
  • ENG 1302 Composition 2
  • ENG 2301 Survey of World Literature: Ancient to 17th Century
  • ENG 2302 Survey of World Literature: 17th Century and Beyond
  • ENG 2312 Survey of American Literature: 1865 to Present
  • ENG 2313 Survey of British Literature: Beginnings to 1800

Experience Qualifications

Summary of Qualifications:Heather Seratt is a Lecturer in English at UHD. She has a MA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing. Her thesis work focused on writing poetry. Her graduate coursework included research in American, World, and Children's literature and studies in Composition Pedagogy. Her graduate workshops focused on writing and analysis of poetry. She has 13 years' experience in teaching composition and developmental writing. Her coursework qualifies her to teach lower-level composition, writing, reading, and literature.

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Research Interests

Composition, Creative Writing (poetry and creative non-fiction), Children's and Young Adult Literature