Robert McKinnon

Robert  D.   McKinnon 


Bachelor's Degree(s): Hardin-Simmons University
Phone: (225) 578-2836


Office: 329 Allen Hall



Awards & Honors

Nominated, TAF Center for the Freshman Year teaching award

Caffee Award, English Department, LSU, Spring 1994. (This is a writing award for First Year writing students. Both the student and instructor are given awards.)

Alpha Chi Graduate Scholarship, Hardin-Simmons University, 1976-77.

Sigma Tau Delta Literary Award, Hardin-Simmons University, 1975.

Selected Publications

“Cannibalism in Humboldt’s Gift,” Arkansas Philological Association, Pine Bluff, AR, November 9, 1984.

“Group Theory and Composition,” Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), New York, March 29, 1984.

“Coleridge’s Tragic ‘Withered’ Self,” Arkansas Philological Association, Conway, AR, November 19, 1983.

“The Struggle with Death in Humboldt’s Gift,” Contemporary Literature, South Central Modern Language Association, Ft.Worth, TX, October 29, 1983.

“Black Humor and Film,” Missouri Philological Association, St. Joseph MO, March 25, 1983.

“Impulses from Below: The View of Society in Emerson’s ‘Self Reliance,’” Arkansas Philological Association,  Jonesboro, AR, November 12, 1982.