B.A., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; M.A., North Carolina Central University; M.L.S., East Carolina University
Professor Dillahunt has been at Methodist University since 2014. She teaches first-year composition courses, second language acquisition courses, and technical writing courses. Beyond the campus, she has published several articles, and she has made numerous scholarly presentations to community and professional organizations. Her research and teaching interests include composition and rhetoric; British Literature, chiefly early 20th century British literature; African American Women’s Literature; cultural theory, especially critical analysis of gender, race, and sexuality; technical writing, and visual culture studies, including word and image theory.
Prior to her appointment as a full-time Assistant Professor, she served as the district English Language Arts K-12 Curriculum Coordinator in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools; she also has served as a full-time English instructor within the North Carolina Community College System. While teaching in the community college, she was recognized as a distinguished educator and received the North Carolina Community College System Teaching Excellence Award. She is a member of the National Council of Teachers of English, the Northeast Modern Language Association, and the International Literacy Association. In her spare time, you can find her reading African American speculative fiction, traveling the United States and the world, competing in fitness competitions, practicing yoga, volunteering in the community, and spending time with her family and friends.