LDS Directors

Dr. Elizabeth Lopez, Director

Office Location: 25 Park Place, 22nd Floor, #2241

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Phone: 404-413-5875
Email: eslopez@gsu.edu

Dr. Elizabeth Sanders Lopez is an Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition with the Department of English. She became the Director of Lower Division Studies in 2015. Her areas of scholarly interest include New Media Theory, Technology and Culture, Technical Communication, Digital and Hybrid Pedagogy, and Empirical Research Methods. She received her Bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Professional Writing from Miami University and her Master’s and PhD degrees from Purdue University with a primary specialty in Rhetoric and Composition and secondary emphasis on Professional and Technical Writing and Linguistics.

Dr. Angela M. Christie, Associate Director

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Office Location: 25 Park Place, 22nd Floor, #2245
Phone: 404-413-5879
Email: achristie@gsu.edu

Dr. Christie is a Lecturer with the Department of English. She joined the English Faculty and accepted the position of Associate Director, Lower-Division Studies in Spring 2009. Her area of scholarly interest is Nineteenth-Century British Fiction and Literary Theory. Dr. Christie received her Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and her Masters’ and PhD from Georgia State University. She has presented papers at conferences such as the British Women’s Writers conference, the International Conference on Narrative, and SAMLA.

Julie Fowkes, Assistant Director

Office Location: 25 Park Place, 22nd Floor, #2240
Phone: 404-413-5860
Email: jfowkes1@gsu.edu

Julie Fowkes is a PhD student in Literary Studies.  Her research interest is Literature of the British Isles with a primary focus in eighteenth-century drama.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from Kennesaw State University and her Master’s from Georgia State University.