Susan G. Meier

Contact Information

Name & Postion
Susan Gael Meier
Position Adjunct Faculty
Office Location McMicken Hall Room 110Q
Phone (513) 556-5924
Fax (513) 556-5960
Mail Location 0069


Susan Gael Meier

Susan Gael Meier, Adjunct Faculty


School Degree
Northern Kentucky University B.A. (2007)
University of Cincinnati M.A. (2009)


Fellowships and Awards

►Received a Graduate Student Research Fellowship from the University of Cincinnati Research Council, Summer 2009, to research coercive rhetoric in the private sphere.
►Awarded an honorable mention from the Jean Chimsky Poetry Prize,
University of Cincinnati, June 2008.
 ►Named the recipient of the Judith Blackburn Award for the best graduating senior English major writer at Northern Kentucky University, May 2007.
►Received first and third place in the Northern Kentucky University LaLink
Creative Writing Contest for the poems “I Loved You Like Guacamole” and
“Lies and Therapy,” April 2006.  

►Presented with the R.M. Miller Award for Outstanding Fiction Writing, first
place, for excerpt from middle-grade novel titled Accidentally Dorkwood,
April 2006.  

►Won first place from The Eric D. Meier Poetry Scholarship, April 2006.
►Awarded first place from The Eric D. Meier Poetry Scholarship, April 2005.
►Named the first place winner, Outstanding Essay in Advanced Writing for "There May Still Be Breath Left in American Radio.” Northern Kentucky University, April 2005.

Teaching Experience

►9/2007– 3/2010 and 1/2011 – Present: Adjunct, University of Cincinnati. English Composition 101, 102, 289, 1000, 1001, and 2989.

►1/2010 – Present: Part-time Instructor, Northern Kentucky University.
    College Writing 101 and Advanced Writing, ENG 291.

►1/2011 – Present: Part-time Instructor, Gateway Technical and Community College.
    Advanced Composition 102.

►Summer 2010 – Present: Instructor of Writing and Presentation, Upward Bound, Northern Kentucky University.

Courses Taught

►Intermediate Composition ENGL 2989

►Introduction to English Composition ENGL 1000

►English Composition ENGL 1001

►Advanced College Writing ENG 291

►Advanced Composition ENGL 289

►Advanced Composition 102

►College Writing 101

►English Composition ENG 101

►English Composition ENG 102

Publications and Awards


►Meier, Susan. “Telling Tales in Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Tell-Tale Heart.’”
Pentangle, 2007: 33-4.

Articles in Progress

►“Distinctions Without Differences: The Severity of Abusive Forms.”

►“The Enduring Subversion of Zippy the Pinhead.”

► “Fairy Tale Ethics in Poe’s ‘Hop-Frog’”

►LeGrand-Meier, Susan. “Edinburgh.” The Licking River Review, Winter 2006: 32.
►Meier, Susan. “Boom.” The Licking River Review, Spring 2007: 21.
►Meier, Susan. “The 10:31 to Reality, Missouri.” The Licking River Review,
Spring 2007: 74.

►Meier, Susan. “Shakespeare’s King Oberon and the Abusive Personality.” Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference. University of Akron, 11-3 Oct. 2007.
►Meier, Susan. “Shakespeare’s King Oberon and the Abusive Personality.”
Celebration of Student Research and Creativity. Northern Kentucky University, April 2007.
►Poetry Reading at Scribbles, Cincinnati, OH, April 2007.