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Dr. Sandra Giles

English and Communication
Professor of English

King 208
229. 391.4961




New Office Location: Conger 310. Office Hours for Spring 2017: MW 9:30-11:00, 2:00-3:00. TR 9:30-12:00, 2:00-3:00. F 9:30-11:00 Other times available by appointment. Simply call or email.

Professional Information

  • Ph.D., English (Creative Writing and Composition/Rhetoric), Florida State University, 2008
  • M.A., English, Valdosta State University, 1991
  • B.A., English, Valdosta State University, 1989
  • A.A., English, Abraham Baldwin College, 1987


Director of Rural Studies and Professor of English, Dr. Giles has been teaching college since 1991 and has been at ABAC since 1997. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Southeastern Writers Association. She writes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and scholarship, and has had work published in such journals and anthologies as Rose Red ReviewWilderness House Literary Review, The Southeast Review, Creative Writing Pedagogies for the Twenty-First Century, Writing Spaces, The AWP Pedagogy Papers, On Writing: A Process Reader, and Feeling Our Way: a Writing Teacher’s Sourcebook. She has presented at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference (AWP), the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), as well as other writing and teaching conferences. She also served as a Teacher-Consultant for the Blackwater Writing Project, a unit of the National Writing Project out of Valdosta State University, and as a faculty advisor for ABAC’s college literary magazine Pegasus. See below to access her curriculum vita (resume).



Curriculum Vita (Resume)


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