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Patricia Garrison
400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7558
Phone: (509) 963-2361
E-mail:garrisop@cwu.edu

Position:

Senior Lecturer
Department of English
College of Arts & Humanities

Education:

BA, English, 1983, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
MA, English, 1991, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

Professional Experience:

1979-80: Ad copy writer, copy editor, Auxiliary Services Dept., CWU, Ellensburg, WA
1983-85: Teaching Assistant, Dept. of English, CWU, WA
1986-87: Instructor, Dept. of English, YVCC, Yakima, WA.
1991: Comp. Theory seminar, National Autonomous University, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
1991-2009: Instructor, Dept. of English, CWU, Ellensburg, WA
2009 - Present: Senior Lecturer, Dept. of English, CWU, Ellensburg, WA

Courses Taught, 2011-13:

  • Winter 2011:
    Humanities 101 -- Exploring Cultures in the Ancient World
    English Composition II
  • Spring 2011:
    English 105 -- The Literary Imagination
  • Fall 2011:
    English 105 -- The Literary Imagination
  • Winter 2012:
    Humanities 101 -- Exploring Cultures in the Ancient World
    English Composition II
  • Spring 2012:
    English Composition II
  • Fall 2012:
    English 105 -- The Literary Imagination
  • Winter 2013
    Humanities 101 -- Exploring Cultures in the Ancient World
    English Composition II
  • Spring 2013
    English Composition II

Scholarship Publications:

Garrison, Patricia. Narrative Technique in the Early Short Stories of William Carlos Williams. CWU: Ellensburg, 1991.
---. "The Peonies." Ellensburg Anthology. CWU: Ellensburg. 1982.
---. "A Number of Dependents." Ellensburg Anthology. CWU: Ellensburg. 1983.
---, ed. UFC Faculty Voice. United Faculty of Central: Ellensburg. 1997-2003.
---, ed. United Faculty of Central Web Site. United Faculty of Central: Ellensburg. 1996-2004.
---. "100 Years of Solicitude: the Quest for Collective Bargaining at Central Washington University." AAUP Advocate. 1998.
---. Patricia Garrison's Web Pages. Ed. Patricia Garrison. Central Washington University. 2005-2013. Web.

Collaborative Activities:

  • 1999-2004: Member, Board of Directors, APOYO.
  • 2001: Secretary, United Faculty of Central Project "Collect" Committee.
  • 1999-2002: Member, Washington Federation of Teachers Board of Directors. Executive Vice President for Higher Education in Washington State.
  • 2000-2001. Member, Washington Federation of Teachers Scholarship Committee.
  • 2001-2002. Chair, Washington Federation of Teachers Audit Committee.
  • 2002-13: Secretary, APOYO Food Bank

Honors - Awards - Other Professional Activities and Achievements:

1997: DAPPER award for being named by students campus-wide as "a person they could turn to when in need of help."
1997-2000: Co-president, United Faculty of Central, Local 3231
2000: lectures on Cervantes for Douglas Honors College.
2000-03: Secretary, United Faculty of Central, Local 3231
2002: lectures on Homer for Douglas Honors College
2007: Douglas Honors College Colloquia