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Southern Oregon University

McNair Scholars

 Melinda Naglebw

Melinda Nagle


     Mindi Nagle is an undergraduate, first generation student at Southern Oregon University. She is majoring in English and Writing with a focus on Literary Studies and minoring in Gender and Women’s Studies. She anticipates graduating cum laude in June of 2015.

     Mindi’s interests include 18th and 19th century British Literature, Women’s literature and autobiography, Feminist literature, linguistics, and narrative oral histories. Her past research has included women in literature, feminist readings, linguistic research, and gender related policy research. She is also interested in Appalachian culture and narrative histories of aging populations and implementing technology to record these narratives.

     After completing her undergraduate degree at SOU Mindi is interested in pursuing a graduate degree in English Literature or Human Development. She hopes to contribute her love of research and action within a program that can help her to achieve her goal of becoming a post-secondary educator. 

McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. Edwin Battistella, Professor English and Writing

Curriculum Vitae

2014 McNair Summer Research Symposium

PowerPoint Illustrated Presentation: Oregon Speaks: A Sociolinguistic Study of Vernacular Diversity