Dr. Sarah M Wynn

Director, University of Wisconsin--Stout
McNair Scholars Program

Office: 424 Bowman Hall
Phone: 715-232-5490
Email: wynns@uwstout.edu

Brief Biography

Dr. Sarah Wynn is the Director of the McNair Scholars Program at Stout. She received her BA and MA from Missouri State University and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Ph.D in Creative Writing--Poetry.

Teaching Interests: Composition, Poetry, Fiction, Contemporary Neoformalism, Speculative Fiction, American Modernism, British Modernism, Shakespeare

Professional Interests: Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program, Program Planning, Budgeting, Annual Performance Reports, Grant Writing, Research Formation, Research Methods and Processes, Graduate School Preparation, Advising of Graduate School Materials (Personal Statement, Resume/CV, Writing Sample, etc)

Roles/Responsibilities

"The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is a federally funded grant whose funds are awarded to institutions of higher education to prepare eligible participants for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. Participants are from disadvantaged backgrounds and have demonstrated strong academic potential.The goal is to increase the attainment of Ph.D. degrees by students from underrepresented segments of society." --http://www2.ed.gov/programs/triomcnair/index.html Duties Include: Administrative Leadership, Mentoring and Advisement, Workshop Development, Staff Supervision, Recruitment and Retention, Evaluation, Summer Research Internship, Marketing and Publications, Budget Management, Submission of Annual Performance Reports to the Department of Education, Grant Writing, Program Planning

Office Hours

Day Time
Mo Tu We Th Fr 8:00 - 12:00
Mo Tu We Th Fr 1:00 - 4:30

Education

    • Ph D Creative Writing
      University of Southern Mississippi
      Hattiesburg, MS, United States, 2013
    • MA Creative Writing
      Missouri State University
      Springfield, MO, United States, 2010
    • BA Literature and Creative Writing
      Missouri State University
      Springfield, MO, United States, 2008

Work Experience

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Wynn, S. M., & McNair Scholars Program. Sponsored by Student Services, $220000 (Funded).
    • Wynn, S. English Society Grant for Michael Czyzniejewski Presentation. Sponsored by English Society of Missouri State University, $500 (Funded).
    • Wynn, S. English Society Grant for Ted Kooser Presentation. Sponsored by English Society of Missouri State University, $3500 (Funded).