​Skye Cervone, M.A., A.B.D.


Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae


Graduate Education: 


Doctorate of Philosophy in Comparative Studies, Florida Atlantic University, August 2013 - Current 


Master of Arts in English, Florida Atlantic University – Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, Thesis Project – Illuminating the Role of Language in Lord Dunsany’s Fictional Prose


Teaching Experience: 


Florida Atlantic University:

​     ENC 1101: Composition I
     ENC 1102: Composition II
     LIT 2010: Interpretation of Fiction
     LIT 2040: Interpretation of Drama
     LIT 3213: Literary Theory

As Assisting Instructor: 

     ENG 3822: Introduction to Literary Studies 

     AML 4311: Major American Writers of the Nineteenth Century 

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Broward College: 

​     ENC 1101: Composition I
     ENC 1102: Composition II
     ENG 2210: Professional/Technical Writing
     LIT 2310: Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Literature 


Johnson and Wales University:
     ENG 0025: Developmental English I
     ENG 0050: Developmental English II
     ENG 1020: Composition I
     ENG 1021: Advanced Composition 


Tutoring Experience: 


​Florida Atlantic University, Writing Consultant

Johnson and Wales University, Professional Tutor and Writing Evaluator

Keiser University, Miami, Writing Studio Coordinator


Palm Beach State College, Writing Tutor 


Selected Conference Presentations:


“It Had to Be Science Fiction: Octavia Butler and the Ideology of Canonization

     Modern Language Association (MLA), New York, NY, January 2018


“Neoliberal Colonization: Corporate Dystopia in Fredrick Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth’s The Space Merchants”

​     South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), Jacksonville, FL, November 2016


“A Southern Fantasy Novel: Genre and Mode in Eudora Welty’s The Robber Bridegroom” 

​     Society for the Study of Southern Literature  (SSSL), Boston, MA, March 2016


“Walking in the Realm of Faery: Ronald Johnson’s The Book of the Green Man as Fantasy Text”

     The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, Louisville, KY February 2015


“Biopolitical and Colonial Control in The Space Merchants
     CSSA, Boca Raton, FL October 2014


“Not Safe for Children: Naughty Elves, Shame, and Cyborg Identity”

     CSSA Spring Symposium, Boca Raton, FL April 2014


“Fabulous Blood and Fantastic Slaughter: Unicorn Hunting in The King of Elfland’s Daughter

     International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA), Orlando, FL March 2014


“The Bios is Falling! The Bios is Falling! Chicken Little as Political Animal in Fredrick Pohl and C.M.               

    Kornbluth’s The Space Merchants

     ICFA, Orlando, FL March 2013


“Lord Dunsany and J. R. R. Tolkien: Two Kindred Spirits”

     ICFA, Orlando, FL March 2012


“Destroying the Illusion of Traditional Gender Roles in Joanna Russ’ The Femaleman

     WisCon, Madison, WI May 2007


Awards and Distinctions:


Comparative Studies Travel Grant, December 2016 


Summer Research Fellowship, April 2016


​Arts and Letters Advisory Board Graduate Student Grant, December 2, 2015 


Provost's Certificate of Recognition for Publishing in the 2014-2015 academic year

National Day on Writing, October 20, 2015


Current Memberships and Associations:

International Association of Fantastic in the Arts (IAFA)- Member since 2008, Student Caucus   

     Representative to the Executive Board - August 2014 - August 2016, Public Information Officer - March          2016 - Current  

Modern Language Association (MLA) - April 2017 - Current 

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) - August 2016 - Current 


Comparative Studies Student Association (CSSA) - Member  - August 2013 - Current







Full Curriculum Vitae available upon request.