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Eva R.  White
Eva R. White,  Ph.D.
Professor of English

Service Activities

Indiana University Kokomo

• Hosted the first Midwestern Graduate Liberal Studies Conference (April 2011)
• Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposium (co-organizer) 2010-2012
• Graduate Student Orientation (2009 to 2011)
• Thesis director (5)
• Thesis reader (9)
• MALS Faculty Guide
• Peer observation letters (7)
• From the Well House first Online issue (Fall 2010)
• Mack Fellowship support letter
• Handbook for From the Well House
• Served as judge for campus Domestic Violence essay contest (2011)
• Study Skills workshop for Phi Sigma Sigma sorority (2008)
• Guest speaker at MLS seminar (2008)
• Participated in senior communications seminar
• Co-presented graduate school workshop • Substituted for “Introduction to Literature”
• Substituted for Spanish classes
• Co-founded From the Well House: IU Kokomo’s Review of Arts and Sciences (2007)

Committees

External
  • Michael J. Durkan Prize for Books on Language and Culture Committee (ACIS)
IU System
  • IU Distinguished Awards for Teaching Excellence (2013-14)
  • New Frontiers Grants (2013) 8
  • Promotion and Tenure Primary Committee - 4 English candidates for IUPUC
  • Assistant Vice Presidents for the University Regional Campuses Search (August 2010)
IU Kokomo Campus
  • P&T Review (campus) 2013-14
  • Faculty Board of Review 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Search Committee English Assistant Professor (American Literature) 2013-2014
  • Search Committee History Assistant Professor (American Literature) 2012-2013
  • Trustee’s Teaching Award Committee (2011)
  • Search Committee English Assistant Professor (Rhetoric and Composition) 2011-2012
  • Co-chair, Chancellors’ Installation (2010)
  • Chair, Faculty and Student displays Committee
  • Chancellor Search Committee 2010
  • Search Committee Art faculty (summer 2010)
  • Foundations of Excellence Steering Committee
  • Honors Committee
  • Women Studies Committee
  • Good to Great Committee
  • Graduate Council
  • Graduate Directors Committee
  • New Faculty Orientation Committee
  • MALS Advisory Board
  • Humanities Committee
  • English Program Review Committee (2007 & 2010)
  • Departmental Tenure Review Committee (New Media faculty )
  • Departmental Promotion Committee (Art)
  • Departmental Promotion Committee (Music)
  • Search Committee English Assistant Professor 18th- century British Literature
Advising
  • Advisor to MLS/MALS graduate students (2009-2012)
  • Advised and nominated 3 students for the IUK Undergraduate Research Conference (2011)
  • Mentored 4 students for their senior capstone projects (2011)
  • Advised and nominated 6 students (undergrad and grad) for the Student Research Symposium (2010)
  • Advisor to From the Well House (2007 to present)
  • Advised and nominated 6 students for the Junior 9 and Senior Student Research Symposium (2009)
  • Advised and nominated 5 students for the Junior and Senior Student Research Symposium (2008)
Community Service
  • Poetry workshops at Fairview Haven Assisted Living Community (ongoing)
  • “Ancient Rome” presentation for home-schooled children at Reformed Presbyterian Church
  • “Satan’s Humanity in Milton’s Paradise Lost” Lecture given at the Unitarian Universalist Church , Kokomo, IN (Spring 09)
  • “Becoming an Effective Writer” workshop sponsored by IU kokomo ‘s Office for Campus Climate (Summer 2008)

William Penn University

  • Spearheaded the design and curriculum of new Digital Broadcasting Studies Program (2006-2007)
  • Helped write Grant for new Program (2006)
  • Chair, Search for Journalism position (Summer 2006)
  • Leadership Core (General Core) Review Committee (2006- 2007)
  • Academic Council (2004-2007)
  • Created and directed “Chautauqua” Lecture Series (2004- 2007)
  • Remediation and Retention (2006)
  • Athletic Committee (Fall 2003-2007)
  • Student advising (2002-Present)
  • International Students Club Adviser (2005-2007)
  • Participated in Faculty Recital (Spring 2005)
  • Introduced a WPU faculty softball team (2005)
  • Introduced three new courses: “Introduction to Literature” (2003); “Sports in Film and Literature”(2005); and
  • “Multiethnic Literatures of the U.S.A.”(2005) Introduced two experimental courses: “Jazz and Poetry” (2005) “Introduction to Spanish” (2005)
  • Yearbook Advisor (2004-2005)
  • Library Committee (2004-2005)
  • Search Committee for Psychology position (Fall 2004)
  • Chair, Search Committee for American Lit position (Fall 2004)
  • Co-Chair, Search Committee for ARC Director (Summer 2004)
  • Search for Journalism position (Summer 2004)
  • Chair, Introduction to Literature Course Development Committee (Spring 2003)
  • Alternate, Judicial Board (2003) 10
  • Chair, English Composition Course Review Committee (Fall 2002)
  • Introduced the Benefit and Retention of Students Discussion (Fall 2002)
Community Service
  • Chautauqua lecture series Director 2004-2007
  • “Water Around the World” Coordinator of international presentation (2006)
  • “Giving Thanks Around the World” Coordinator of international presentation (2005)
  • Diversity presentation for Crisis Intervention Center (2005 & 2006)
  • Panel member for Immigration and Diversity presentation for People to People and AAUW (2005)
  • Speaker for People to People (2004-2005)
  • Speaker, Humanities Iowa Book Discussion Series: “A Bride Goes West” February 10, 2004
  • Speaker, Humanities Iowa Book Discussion Series: “ Jane Smiley´s A Thousand Acres,” April 1, 2003
Last updated: 08/24/2017