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Penelope M. Stickney, Professor of Humanities and English

 Penelope M. Stickney

Office: L311

Phone: 815-802-8732

Email address:


 Humanities and English

 Humanities & Social Sciences Division

Started at KCC: 2000

Courses I currently teach


  • HUMS 1513 Introduction to Humanities
  • HUMS 1813 African-American Cultural Expression
  • HUMS 1853 Arts and Culture of the Middle East
  • ENGL 1713 Introduction to Poetry
  • ENGL 1853 Introduction to Shakespeare
  • ENGL 2553 Children's Literature
  • ENGL 1613 English I
  • ENGL 1623 English II

    Professional Experience

    ​ Professor
     Kankakee Community College
     Kankakee, IL

     Ad​junct​ Instructor English and Theatre  Kalamazoo Valley Community College  Kalamazoo, MI                                                        3 years

    General Manager; Entertainment Editor; Writer   ​KCC Tower Times (Student Newspaper):              4 years ​

      Adjunct Instructor English 

     Western Michigan University
     Kalamazoo, MI
     3 years

     Adjunct Instructor English and Speech           Writing Lab Tutor
     Davenport University
     Kalamazoo, MI
     5 years

     Adjunct Instructor English, Theatre, Film Studies  Theatre Director
     Southwestern Michigan College
     Dowagiac, MI

    Educational background

    ​Governors State University
    University Park, IL
    Master of Arts in English

    Nazareth College
    Nazareth, MI
    Ed. M. in Education

    William Woods University
    Fulton, MO
    Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts​