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Jean Harper

Assistant Professor of English
Whitewater Hall 267
(765) 973-8571
jeharper@indiana.edu

Education

  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, Emerson College, 1991
  • B.A., English, Earlham College, 1982

Current Creative Interests

Creative nonfiction, poetry, equine studies.

Selected Publications

  • Harper, J. (2008) 1:47: A Documentary Film. Mahallasville Road Productions.
  • Harper, J. (2005) Rose City: A Memoir of Work. Mid-List Press.
  • Harper, J. (1999) “Hard Play.” Iowa Review. Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 1 - 27.

Selected Previous Employment Positions

  • Visiting Professor, Graduate Writing Program. Earlham School of Religion, 2011
  • Assistant Professor, Department of English; Ball State University, 2000 – 2003
  • Visiting Instructor, Department of Art, Earlham College, 2002; 2000

Selected Offices Held in National/International Professional Organizations

  • President. Indiana College English Association, 2006 – 2008
  • Individual Artist Grants Review Panel, Indiana Arts Commission, 2002; 2004

Selected Memberships

  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs
  • Modern Language Association
  • Indiana College English Association
  • College English Association
  • Indiana Dressage Society
  • United States Dressage Federation

Selected Academic Awards/Recognitions

  • Goldfarb Fellowship Award, Creative Nonfiction,Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 2009
  • Curtis Harnack Residency for Writers, Yaddo, 2008
  • Mid-List Press First Series Award, Nonfiction for Rose City: A Memoir of Work, 2004