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Renee Olander

Renee Olander


Associate Vice President for Regional Higher Education Centers
ODU Virginia Beach Center

Contact Information


VA BEACH HIGHER ED CTR
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23453

Email: rolander@odu.edu

Phone: 757-368-4108


Biography


Education/Credentials


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  • Expertise

    Literature
    Poetry & poetry pedagogy, argument & critical thinking, women writers, American and global literature
    Women's Issues
    Literary representations of gender-based violence, women writers, rape
  • Research Interests

    Literary foremothers; global and political poetry; representations of women in literature; representations of gender-based violence and violence against women in literature; Puerto Rican diaspora literature; Antarctica.
  • 2017: J. Worth Pickering Administrator of the Year Award, Association of University Administrators
  • 2003: "Apple of Our Eye Award", Student Virginia Education Assn (SVEA)- ODU Chapter
  • 2003: Dean's Service Award, College of Arts and Letters, ODU
  • 2003: Recognition Award, University Women's Caucus
  • 1998: "Most Inspiring Faculty Award", ODU
  • 1998: "Most Inspiring Faculty Award", ODU
  • 1996: Pushcart Prize nomination, SISTERSONG- WOMEN ACROSS CULTURES
  • 1988: Kate Smith Award for Poetry, AMELIA Magazine