Clinton Morrison Jr.
PhD in English Candidate
547 Denney Hall
Areas of Expertise
- Medieval literature
- Middle English literature
- Old English literature
- MA, English, Texas Tech University, 2017
- BA, English, Sam Houston State University, 2014
Clint Morrison Jr. is a PhD candidate in the Department of English. His dissertation “Dancing Descriptions: Choreographing Middle English Romance” considers the relationship between dance and poetics in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century English romance. His project was the recipient of the Medieval Academy of America’s 2020 Hope Emily Allen Dissertation Grant.
Morrison’s teaching interests include medieval and early modern literature, popular culture and technical writing. He regularly teaches writing courses that explore the rhetoric of travel narratives, urban spaces and medievalisms. In autumn 2019, he served as a teaching assistant in the Department of Material Science and Engineering where he taught revision and technical writing. In spring 2020, he taught “Introduction to Shakespeare.” In autumn 2020, he will be leading two recitation sections for the “Survey of British Literature to 1800.”
Morrison is also the graduate assistant editor for the Journal of Writing Analytics.