Dr. Randi Tanglen, PhD

English Professor at Austin College

Director of the Robert and Joyce Johnson Center for Faculty Development and Excellence in Teaching

My Philosophy of Teaching and Learning

My Philosophy of Teaching and Learning

Renowned educator and author Gloria Jean Watkins (better known by her pen name bell hooks) reminds us that “Educating is always a vocation rooted in hopefulness.” Her words encourage me as I teach American literature in a contested political and cultural moment that my students sometimes characterize as “chaotic” and