PortfolioGen Profile for William Bailes

  • PortfolioGen Member Since 2017

I have taught for over 25 years - at the high school and college levels as well as in public agencies and private companies. My expertise is rhetoric and composition.

Education
  • University of South Carolina
    Aug 2013 - Present
    Degree: PhD in progress/Rhetoric & Composition
    GPA: 4.0
  • Stanford University
    Jan 2011 - Aug 2011
    Degree: CTEL/CLAD (California Teacher of English Learners/Cross-Cultural, Language and Academic Development)
    GPA: 4.0
  • National University
    Sep 1988 - Aug 1989
    Degree: Secondary Teaching Credential - English, Biology
    GPA: 3.9
  • California State University-Sacramento
    Jan 1992 - Aug 1997
    Degree: MA/English
    GPA: 4.0
  • California State University-Sacramento
    Jan 1986 - Aug 1988
    Degree: BA/English
    GPA: 3.5
Interests
  • Activism & Social Issues
  • Education
  • Home & Garden
  • Humanities
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Travel
Accomplishments/Awards
  • Cile Moise First-Year English Teaching Award 2016

    The Cile Moise First-Year English Teaching Award for graduate teaching assistants was established to honor the memory and contributions of Cile Moise, a beloved and highly effective instructor who taught in our program during the 1990s. This award is unique in that only English 101 and 102 students can nominate candidates for the award.

  • Yale Younger Poets Finalist 1998

    The Yale Younger Poets Prize is the oldest annual literary award in the United States. The competition is open to emerging poets who have not previously published a book of poetry and who reside in the United States.

  • Phi Kappa Phi 1992

    Phi Kappa Phi is an honor society that recognizes and encourages superior scholarship without restriction as to area of study and is focused on academic excellence.

  • Dominic J. Bazanella Graduate Writing Award in Critical Analysis 1992

    The English department has hosted the Dominic J. Bazzanella Writing Competition each Spring semester since 1981. Each year, undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit their best poetry, critical analysis, short fiction, and/or creative nonfiction for the chance to win cash prizes and publication.