Angela Pettitt

Angela Pettitt
Assistant Teaching Professor, English
310A Sharon Hall
147 Shenango Avenue
Sharon, PA 16146

Angela Pettitt has been teaching at Penn State Shenango since 2010. She previously taught composition and American Studies at Youngstown State University for eight years as well as worked as a copy editor at the Tribune Chronicle in Warren, OH, for four years. She regularly teaches English 15, English 202A, and American Studies 105, and has also taught English 202B and American Studies 100. In 2016, she won the Teaching Excellence award for the Shenango campus.

Angela currently serves as a member of the University College English Committee and previously served as the campus representative to the University Faculty Senate.  She enjoys being part of the campus faculty senate and assisting with the publication of the campus alumni magazine The Ambassador.

Angela lives in Youngstown, OH with her husband and son. In her spare time, she enjoys training for triathlons and going to the beach.

Pop culture and media history

19th-century fiction author Kate Chopin

Current events

Co-authored “Recovering Kate Chopin’s ‘Her First Party’: Archival Media, Mediation, Message” American Periodicals, 2016

Co-authored “‘Her First Party’ as Her Last Story: Re-covering Kate Chopin’s Fiction” Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, 2013

Masters in American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University

Bachelors in Journalism, Youngstown State University