Jean Stringam


Role: Faculty Emeritus
Campus: Springfield



  • PhD, 1998, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


  • Children’s Literature
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Writing for Children & Young Adults
  • ENG 334
  • ENG 338
  • ENG 339
  • ENG 536,

Research and professional interests

  • Research and publication in 19th Century Canadian Young Adult Adventure Fiction
  • Fiction writing for children and young adults
  • Taught with Missouri London Program, F2008
  • Exchange Professor, Qingdao University, People’s Republic of China, F2004-S2006

Awards and honors

  • Sabbatical Research Year granted F2007 through S2008     
  • University Award for Teaching, Missouri State University, August 2006
  • Granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor, Missouri State University, August 2004
  • Appointment to Graduate Faculty, Missouri State University, November 2003
  • Summer Faculty Fellowship, Missouri State University, Summer 2002