MFA, George Mason University
232-B Allen Hall
Nolde Alexius has served on the faculty of the LSU English department since 1999. Her English 2025 course is designed to share LSU's rich literary legacy with today's literature students. Her English 2000 special emphasis course, "Our Built Environment", is designed to promote the research and writing interests of all LSU academic majors and minors. Ms. Alexius is the faculty advisor for the undergraduate Creative Writing Club and is an active participant in CxC, having served as Writing Instruction Specialist in both College of Art + Design Studio and Studio 151. She has served the university in various capacities, including as a mentor for the College of Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS) ASPIRE program and the Ronald McNair Scholars Program, as senator and secretary for the HSS Faculty Senate, and as presidential appointee to the Student Media Board. She is the recipient of the Tiger Athletic Foundation Outstanding Instructor Award, the Alpha Lambda Delta Freshman Honor Society Award, and the Sigma Tau Delta Favorite Professor Award. She has advised English undergraduate independent studies in Magical Realism and the writing of the novella, an Honors College thesis in the publishing industry, and served as a member of graduate theses in photography in the College of Art + Design. She is a former assistant to the director of the Creative Writing Program and faculty advisor to New Delta Review. For her creative writing, which has been published in The Southern Review and other literary journals, she is the recipient of the Poets & Writers, Inc. Writers Exchange Competition in fiction and two Louisiana Division of the Arts Mini-Grants in Literature. She is the co-editor of Best of LSU Fiction (The Southern Review 2010), a short fiction anthology that features the writing of LSU faculty and alumni.
Area(s) of Interest
creative writing, literature composition