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Adjunct Instructor of English
School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts
Adjunct Faculty
The Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions Part Time and Adjunct Faculty
A.A., Nashville State Community College
B.S., B.A., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A.Ed., Austin Peay State University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Elizabeth Anderson began teaching at Cumberland University in the fall of 2019. She currently teaches Freshman Composition courses for Cumberland students and high school students in the Dual Enrollment program. Ms. Anderson specializes in late nineteenth to twentieth century American literature and composition. In addition to Cumberland, she also teaches courses at Belmont University and Nashville State Community College in Nashville, and previously taught at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.  Prior to teaching at the college level since 2010, Ms. Anderson taught English grammar and literature for nine years in various K-8 schools in the middle Tennessee area.  In addition to her undergraduate degrees, Ms. Anderson holds a Master of Arts in Education from Austin Peay State University (2006) and a Master of Arts in English from Middle Tennessee State University (2019). She holds memberships in numerous professional and honorary organizations and intends to begin work on her Ph.D in the near future.  Ms. Anderson resides in Nashville with her beloved ragdoll cat Isabella.