Jewel Spears Brooker
Professor Brooker began her career at Eckerd College in 1981, and has received awards for teaching, scholarship, and campus leadership. She has held visiting professorships at Columbia University, Doshisha University (Kyoto), and Colorado School of Mines, and research appointments at Yale, Harvard, and Cambridge Universities. Dr. Brooker has written or edited seven books and published scores of essays on modern writers. She has received major fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Knight Foundation, and Pew Charitable Trust. She has lectured widely in Europe and Asia and has served as president of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association and other professional societies. In 2003, she was approved by the United States Senate for a six-year term as a member of the National Humanities Council of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Dr. Brooker offers a course called Women In Literature.