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Tina Hanlon

Bronze Level Contributor  MERLOT Author
Associate Professor of English
Ferrum College
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Aug 28, 2015
Member Since: Aug 22, 2006



Primary Affiliation:
  • Ferrum College (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, VA, United States)
Secondary Affiliation:
  • Hollins University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, VA, United States)

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Ferrum College
Ferrum, VA 24088 United States

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • M. A. courses Children's Literature (07/1994)
    Hollins College
  • M.A. and Ph.D. English (08/1983)
    The Ohio State University
  • B.A. English (06/1975)
    Gettysburg College


  • Associate Professor of English (08/1992 - Current) Ferrum College


  • Hanlon, Tina L. (2013). “‘Way back yonder’ But Not So Far Away: Teaching Appalachian Folktales” in Appalachia in the Classroom. Ohio University Press Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia Series.
  • Hanlon, Tina L. (2012). “Coal Dust and Ballads: Appalachia and District 12” in Of Bread, Blood, and The Hunger Games: Critical Essays on the Suzanne Collins Trilogy. Ed. Mary Pharr and Leisa A. Clark. McFarland Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy series.
  • Hanlon, Tina L. (July-Dec. 2008). "Capturing Characters on Stage for the College and Community: An Interview with Playwright Rex Stephenson" in Virginia Libraries (vol. 54, nos. 3-4, pp. 7-12,
  • Hanlon, Tina L. (Summer 2008). "It's Not All About Jack: Old and New Tales from Anne Shelby" in Appalachian Journal (Vol. 35, pp. 366-70).
  • Hanlon, Tina L., J. D. Stahl, and Elizabeth Lennox Keyser, eds. (2007). Crosscurrents of Children's Literature: An Anthology of Texts and Criticism. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Hanlon, Tina L. (2007). "'Read my tales, spin my rhymes': James Still's Books for Children" in James Still, Appalachian Writer: Critical Essays on the Dean of Appalachian Literature. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.
  • Hanlon, Tina L. (Spring 2003). “The Taming of the Dragon in Twentieth-Century Picture Books” in Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts (vol. 14, pp. 7-26).


  • Children's Literature Association
    member 06/1994 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • E-Appalachia Award (03/2002)
    Award for web site AppLit from Appalachian Studies Association, for "an outstanding website that promotes understanding of Appalachia and its people, or provides a vital community service to Appalachians,"