Betty Youngkin

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Betty Youngkin

Professor Emerita

  • Emeritus


Dr. Betty Youngkin is an Associate Professor in the Department of English. She teaches courses for the Women's and Gender Studies Program, particularly in the area of rhetoric and composition and South African women writers. Dr. Youngkin also teaches courses for the Core Program.


  • Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 1989
  • M.A., Northwestern University, 1969
  • B.A., High Point College, 1965


Research Interests

  • Rhetoric and writing
  • Gender studies
  • African literature
  • Christianity and literature
  • Walter J. Ong