Anne Nichols

Anne Nichols

Anne Nichols

Dean Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences

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About Anne Nichols

Anne has over twenty years of experience in higher education, as both a faculty member and an administrator. She came to WCC from Rochester University, where she served as Vice Provost and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Anne also serves as a peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission, which helps her stay aware of best practices and trends in higher education. As an advocate for access, affordability, and quality in higher education, she is thrilled to contribute to the mission of Washtenaw Community College.

Wayne State University, MI
Ph.D., English

Wayne State University, MI
M.A., English

Rochester University, MI
B.A., English

“Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Woman in Sacred History: Biblical Criticism, Evolution, and the Maternal Ethic.” Religion and Literature Vol. 47.3. Fall 2016.

"Glorification of the Lowly in Felicia Hemans’s sonnets ‘Female Characters of Scripture.’” Victorian Poetry. Spring 2011.

“Grace Aguilar: Working the Scriptures, Working the Home,” delivered at the International Conference in Romanticism, Oakland University, Oct.17, 2008.

Anne specializes in nineteenth-century British and American Literature, particularly the intersections between literature, religion, and gender. Anne is also interested in higher education trends and best practices, including institutional effectiveness and the pedagogical implications of artificial intelligence.

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