2009 Director of Humanities; Loma Linda University Responsibilities: Develop Humanities Initiative on the Loma Linda Campus 1989 Associate Professor of English, Oakwood University; Huntsville, AL -2008 Responsibilities: Taught courses in English, African Literature, and Theory 1985-87 Writing Specialist, Oakwood University, Huntsville, AL 1988 Responsibilities: Taught Remedial English, Developed and Coordinated Writing Lab Activities
To serve as a facilitator in the classroom. I believe every child has a story, a poem waiting to be birthed.
2008 Participant: Alabama A&M National Writing Project 2007 Recipient: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant: Summer Seminars for College Teachers at Boston University Seminar Topic: Masters in Prose: Johnson, Lincoln, Churchill 2007/8 Recipient: Alabama Humanities Foundationâ€™s Speakerâ€™s Bureau (Road Scholar) Speaker Topic: â€œMontgomery 55: The Literariness of a Political Movementâ€ 1995 Recipient: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant: Summer Seminars for College Teachers at Baruch College; New York, NY Seminar Topic: Multicultural Literature 1993 Recipient: Alabama Humanities Foundation Speakerâ€™s Bureau Speaker Topic: Hey! Let Me Tell You Something about Rosa Parks 1990 Recipient: Alabama Artist in the Schools Program (Artist in Resident) 1987 Recipient: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Summer Seminars for College Teachers at University of Mississippi;Oxford, Mississippi. Seminar Topic: Blues as History, Literature and Culture 1988 Recipient: Technical Artist Grant: Alabama State Council on the Arts
PhD English, University of Alabama MA English, Andrews University BA English, Temple University
Dr. Ramona L. Hyman is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She serves as an Associate Professor of Humanities at Loma Linda University. In addition, she is an essayist and poet. She earned a B. A from Temple University and her MA from Andrews University; she earned her Ph.D from the University of Alabama. Hyman has served as a speaker for the Alabama Humanities Foundation and a poet in resident for the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Huntsville Arts Council. She has been the recipient of the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars for College Teachers grant. Hyman, moreover, has served as an adjudicator for Faculty Research Awards for the National Endowment for the Â Humanities, Washington, D.C.Hyman's literary work has been included in journals and anthologies such as Amiri and Amini Baraka's An Anthology of African American Women Writers (Marrow Press), African American Pulpit, Message, and African American Review. Hyman is a consulting editor for Message. She is the author of the collection of poetry, In the Sanctuary of a South. Hymanâ€™s stories are designed for all audiences: academic institutions, religious and social organizations. She inspires an interactive relationship between herself and her listeners. Dr. William Ferris, former director of the National Endowment for the Humanities, says Hymanâ€™s skills as an actor and writer are rare.â€