Clarkston English Faculty & Staff Directory

Ms. Mary Helen O'Connor

Instructor of English



Course Offerings

  • ENGL 1101 English Composition I

  • ENGL 1102 English Composition II

  • ENGL 2111 World Literature I

  • ENGL 2112 World Literature II

  • ENGL 2131 American Literature I

  • ENGL 2132 American Literature II

  • *Some courses will be offered as iTeach sections, which use iPads instead of textbooks

Presentations and Publications
  • "Digital Book Trailer Project, GPC Reads, and the MediaSpot‬."

  • “How a College-wide Book Club Can Create Community for a Diverse Community College." The Chair Academy, panel presentation. 2012.

  • “Language Learning and Refugees: A Dialogue on Models and Methods." TESOL Annual Conference, panel presentation. 2012.

  • “Soccer Player, Poet, Filmmaker, Star: Charting the Path to Literacy for Refugee Students." GTCE Annual Conference, panel presentation. 2012.

  • “Closing the Conversation: Opening with Poetry.” SAMLA Annual Conference, panel presentation. 2011

  • “Service Learning in the Refugee/Immigrant Community: Exploring GPC’s Place in the Community." TYCA Annual Conference, pre-conference workshop. 2011.

  • "New Texts and New Technologies: Adding New Life to Your Literature Classroom." TYCA Annual Conference, panel presentation. 2011.

  • "Imagining a Different Future: Education and Refugees in Decatur." Curriculum and Pedagogy Annual Conference, paper presentation. 2009.

  • "Reaching Teachers 'Where They Live': Building Community Inside and Outside the Classroom." GCTE Annual Conference, conference workshop. 2009.

  • "Transpoemation: A Multi-modal Response to Poetry." NCTE Annual Conference, panel presentation. 2007.

  • "Transpoemation: A Multi-modal Response to Poetry." GCTE Annual Conference, panel presentation. 2006.