Dr. Roark Mulligan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English

Office:  McMurran Hall, 227
Phone:  (757) 594-7685
Email:   mulligan@cnu.edu

A.B., Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley
MS, Teaching English, University of Oregon
MA, English, University of Oregon
PhD, English (rhetorical theory and American literature), University of Oregon

PK-12 Teaching Experience:
Middle School Language Arts
High School English

Research Interests:

  • American literature
  • Rhetorical theory
  • Language arts pedagogy
  • Recent work focuses on the development of writing skills and on American literature that explores economic themes

Mulligan, Roark, ed. The Financier: The Critical Edition. University of Illinois Press, 2010.

Recent article:
Kay Dawson and Roark Mulligan. “Learning from Our Youngest Writers: Preservice Teachers in Primary Classes.” English Education (National Council of Teachers of English), 46: 2 (January 2014).

Roark Mulligan