Sally Bishop Shigley
PhD Oklahoma State University 1992
Teaching and Research Interests: Medical and Healthcare Humanities, Medical Literacy, Empathy in Neuroscience and Literature, Poetry Writing and Analysis
MENG 6010 Scholarly Writing
MENG 6710 Poetry Workshop
MENG 6810/English 4810 Professional Writing for Nursing
English 3080 Critical Approaches to Literature
English 4620 Literature of the British Renaissance
Honors 3900 Medicine and Literature
*Currently working on developing a general education course in medicine and literature.
“Teaching Medical Humanities in an Undergraduate Honors Class” forthcoming 2013 Journal of Medical Humanities.
“Feeling Your Pain: The Challenges of Using Literature as a Means of Encouraging Empathy in Students Interested in Pursuing Careers in Healthcare” accepted for publication in Rethinking Empathy.
“Natural Curl.” The Carolina Quarterly (March 2003): 80.
Presentations: “Teaching Medical Humanities in an Undergraduate Classroom.” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, October 2012.
“Laughter and the Best Medicine” forthcoming at April 2013 College English conference.