Gail Hapke received her BA in English literature at the University of Cincinnati and her MA in English Literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She completed the PhD program at the University of Illinois in medieval English literature, excluding the dissertation; worked for several years in the publishing industry; took graduate courses in Curriculum and Instruction; and completed the PhD program in Writing Studies, again excluding the dissertation. (She likes to say that she is a double-ABD.) Her main professional interest is in teaching English and Rhetoric at the college level, and has been recognized for her achievements in this area.
Specializations / Research Interest(s)
- Gail Hapke's areas of specialization include English literature, rhetoric, linguistics, stylistics, and literacy studies
- BA English Literature University of Cincinnati; MA English Literature University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Descriptive English Grammar, Publishing and Editing, College Writing, Advanced College Writing, English Literature to 1660
- 10-11 MF