WBU faculty member earns doctorate from Texas Tech

Cindy McClenagan, assistant professor of English at Wayland Baptist University, earned her doctorate in English during December ceremonies at Texas Tech.

McClenagan's specialization is in twentieth-century American Literature, and her dissertation was titled "A Postmodern End for the Violent Victorian Female."

She has taught full-time in the English department since August 1999. Prior to that position, she served as collection development and reference librarian for Wayland's library. Her research interests include postmodern literature, historiographic metafiction, and African American and minority literature.

McClenagan holds a bachelor's degree from Luther College in Iowa and a master of arts in library science from the University of Iowa. She also earned a master of arts in English from Texas Tech in 1998.