Mrs. Lynn Russell

Assistant Professor of English

Office Phone: 423-775-7239

Academic Degrees

  • M.A., English Literature, University of South Florida (2018)
  • B.A., English Literature, Bryan College (2016)
  • B.S., Music: Piano Pedagogy, Bryan College (2016)

Publications, Research, & Editing

  • Heiser, Martha. “‘The King’s Highway:’ Reading England’s Road in The Pilgrim’s Progress, Part I.” Reading the Road in Shakespeare’s Britain, edited by Lisa Hopkins and Bill Angus, Edinburgh Press, 2018.
  • Heiser, Martha. “Living in Liminal Spaces: The Destabilization of Norman Mailer’s The Deer Park.” The Mailer Review, edited by Phillip Sipiora, Forthcoming.

Conference & Workshop Presentations

  • Russell, Martha. “Visual Rhetoric in the Technical Communication Classroom: Ethics and Collaboration.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference, 21-24 May 2020, Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Portland, OR.
  • Russell, Martha. “‘Undisputed Queen’ of Nineteenth Century Boston: Jennie Collins and Working Class Literature.” Christianity and Literature Conference, 26-28 March 2020, Milligan College, Milligan College, TN.
  • Russell, Martha. “The Effects of Time: Reading a Historical Perspective of John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress Part 1.” Christianity and Literature Conference, 8 June 2019, Lee University, Cleveland, TN.
  • Russell, Martha. “The King’s Highway: Political Commentary in The Pilgrim’s Progress, Part 1.” Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, 21 March 2019, Gaylord National Hotel, Washington D.C.
  • Heiser, Martha. “Experiencing Ambiguity: The Layered Destabilization of The Deer Park.” The Norman Mailer Society Conference, 26 October 2017, Holiday Inn Lido Beach, Sarasota, FL.
  • Heiser, Martha. “Nietzsche Meets the Monster: Dr. Jekyll and the Pursuit of Knowledge.” Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, 25 March 2017, Baltimore Marriot Waterfront Hotel, Baltimore, MD.

Courses Taught

  • ENC 1102: Digital Humanities Freshman Composition
  • ENG 327: Advanced Grammar
  • ENC 1101: English Composition I
  • ENC 1102: English Composition II

Grant Funding

  • Modern Language Association (MLA) Summer Institute Grant Recipient: $2500