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Rick Walters


Rick Walters graduated Summa Cum Laude, and holds three degrees in English with teaching fields in Twentieth Century American Music, American Literature, and Twentieth-Century African-American Literature. Walters taught at The University of New Hampshire, Boston College, and St. Anselm’s before coming to Great Bay over 15 years ago. He is a past Chair of the English Department, and is currently Humanities Coordinator and Director of the American Studies Program.  Walters is a member of the New Hampshire Humanities Steering Committee, and the current Chair of the Chancellor’s Faculty Academic Advisory Committee

Courses Taught

ENGL110GCollege Composition I
ENGL120GIntroduction to African-American Literature and Culture
ENGL127GIntroduction to Literary Analysis
ENGL201GFilm and Society
ENGL209GAmerican Literature through the Civil War
ENGL214GIntroduction to Creative Nonfiction
ENGL200GThemes in Literature
ENGL220GAmerican Literature after the Civil War
ENGL222GMajor Writers
CRIT150GCritical Thinking in the Humanities
ARTS105GIntroduction to Music
ARTS220GPainting I
AMER110GIntroduction to American Studies
AMER210GAmerican Studies Seminar


B.A., University of New Hampshire, 1994
M.A., Boston College, 1996
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, 2003