Dr. Rick Cypert

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Dr. Rick Cypert

Professor of English, Chair of the English Department, Director of the Cooper Center
cypert [at] NebrWesleyan.edu

Old Main 117

By appointment

(402) 465-2348

Began teaching at NWU in 1987. Previously taught high school English in Texas.

B.S. (English Education) McMurry College, 1981
M.A. (English) Iowa State University, 1983
Ph.D. (English) Texas Christian University, 1987

Introduction to Ancient Rhetoric
Greek Drama
Methods of Teaching English
Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing in Middle and Secondary Schools
Young Adult Literature

Fall 2016:
Education 3390: Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing
English 1010FYW: Writing and Language

Connections between the development of classical Greek rhetoric and classical Greek theater; biographies of twentieth century mystery and suspense writers.

Publications:
Night Call and Other Short Stories by Charlotte Armstrong. Edited by Rick Cypert and Kirby McCauley. Crippen & Landru Publishers, 2014.

The Virtue of Suspense: The Life and Works of Charlotte Armstrong. Susquehanna University Press, 2008.

Dead Yesterday and other Mysteries by Mignon Good Eberhart. Crippen & Landru Publishers, 2007. Edited collection with Kirby McCauley.

America’s Agatha Christie: Mignon Good Eberhart, Her Life and Works. Susquehanna University Press, 2005.

National Council of Teachers of English
Conference on College Composition and Communication
Modern Greek Studies Association