Ginger Hanchey, Ph.D.

Ginger Hanchey, Ph.D.
UNSC Associate Director
Lecturer in English
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UNSC Assistant Director
Lecturer in English


  • Ph.D. Baylor University
  • M.A. Texas A&M University
  • B.A. Baylor University


  • Old English Poetry
  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Research Interests

Ginger Hanchey specializes in Old English poetics, and, in particular, how oral traditional features of Old English poetry contribute to its meaning. She has poems of her own published or forthcoming in journals such as Nashville ReviewFoundry, and Tar River Poetry and her chapbook, Letters of a Long Name, appeared in 2019.  She also has interest and professional experience in teaching and learning in higher education.

Courses Taught

  • ENG 1302: Thinking and Writing
  • ENG 1304: Thinking, Writing, and Research
  • ENG 2301: British Literature
  • ENG 3311: English Literature through the Sixteenth Century
  • ENG 4310: Old and Early Middle English Literature
  • ENG 4316: Special Topics in Medieval Literature

University Scholars

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