Amber Dunai Profile

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Dr. Amber Dunai

  • Department: Humanities
  • Associate Professor
  • Room: HH-204k

Amber Dunai is an Associate Professor of English and Linguistics. She earned an MA in Linguistics at the University of North Texas and a PhD in English with a focus in medieval literature at Texas A&M University. She is coordinator of the MA in English program as well as the language and linguistics minor. Her work appears in the Chaucer Review, Journal of Tolkien Research, Mythlore, Performance Matters, and Tolkien Studies, and her current projects bring together her interests in medievalisms, linguistics, and Tolkien studies. Dr. Dunai’s classes are discussion-centered. Students in her classes should expect to apply a range of analytical tools in order to arrive at inventive and convincing readings of texts. She emphasizes the importance of making connections among readings and ideas, and she encourages students to approach assignments in a way that puts course topics into conversation with personal, professional, and scholarly interests.