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Dr. Sylvia Henneberg

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Henneberg, Sylvia, Professor English
Program/Dept: English
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D.
Research Interests: Her research focuses primarily on contemporary women’s poetry. She has published on Adrienne Rich, Elizabeth Bishop, May Sarton and Judy Grahn as well as on Emily Dickinson. Her book, The Creative Crone: Aging and the Poetry of May Sarton and Adrienne Rich (2010), which was funded by an American Postdoctoral Fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
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Bert Combs Building 421B
Phone: 606-783-5288


Sylvia Henneberg received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Georgia in 1997. A specialist in twentieth-century American literature, she regularly teaches American survey and period courses, African American literature, and graduate and undergraduate courses in American poetry. She also teaches Women’s Studies courses, and she has offered classes on a variety of courses abroad, in the Paris and Berlin programs of the Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS). She directs KIIS Berlin and was awarded a Senior Fulbright Teaching and Research Grant to lecture and conduct research in Germany. 
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I can honestly say that the decision to attend college at Morehead State University was one of the greatest decisions of my life.

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