Vogel, Charles
Associate Professor - English
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(801) 863-8789
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Dr. Charles A. Vogel

Associate Professor of English
English/Literature Department, Utah Valley University

Contact Info

Phone: (801) 863-8789
E-Mail: vogelch@uvu.edu


Professional Background & Credentials, Philosophy of Teaching Online Courses, and Personal Information

Academic Degrees

  • PhD. in English, University of California, Davis; Emphases in Modern British and American Literature, Critical Theory, and Computerized English
  • M.A. & B.A. in English, Brigham Young University; Emphases in Publishing and Editing, Technical Writing, Literary Studies, Secondary Education; Minor in Physical Education

Teaching Experience

  • Utah Valley State College and Utah Valley University (1994-present)
  • University of California, Davis (1989-1993)
  • Brigham Young University (1993-96)
  • Utah Valley Community College (1986-88)
  • Brigham Young University (1982-89)
  • Nebo School District (1979-80)

Courses Taught at UVU

  • English 1010-- Introduction to Writing
  • English 1060--Career Writing
  • English 2010-- Intermediate Writing
  • English 2020-- Intermediate Writing
  • English 2020-- Intermediate College Writing (created online class)
  • English 2200-- Intro. to Literature (developed online class)
  • English 2300-- Shakespeare (taught on campus and study abroad)
  • English 2500-- Introduction to Literature
  • English 2520-- American Literature After 1865 (developed as hybrid course)
  • English 2610-- British Literature before 1800
  • English 2620-- British Literature after 1800 (study abroad and live class; developed as hybrid course)
  • English 2600-- Critical Introduction to Literature
  • English 3520-- Literature of the American Renaissance
  • English 3530-- Modern American Literature
  • English 3540-- Contemporary American Literature
  • English 3650-- British Literature: 1800-1900
  • English 3660-- British Literature: 1900 to 1950
  • English 3670-- British Literature: 1950 to Present
  • English 373R-- Literature of Cultures & Places (created "Literature of London"  course for study abroad)
  • English 376--World Literature (focused on world authors of the 19th and 20th centuries)
  • English 3890-- Contemporary Critical Approaches to Literature (focuses on Tolstoy, Kafka, Conrad, Hemingway)
  • English 4570-- Studies in the American Novel
  • English 471R-- Eminent Authors
  • English 486R-- Topics in Literature
  • English 490R-- Directed Readings

Professional Awards

  • Wolverine Award Nominee for Teacher of the Year, 2000
  • English Department Teacher of the Year Nominee: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001

Professional Organizations

  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • Phi Kappa Phi (member since 1985)

Some Professional Accomplishments

  • Co-creator/designer of online courses for Distance Education (English 2020--Intermediate College Writing and Engl 2200--Intro. to Lit.)
  • Developed hybrid courses such as Engl 2520 and Engl 2620
  • Faculty advisor and co-founder of Essais, an undergraduate journal for students interested in writing, editing, and publishing literary criticism
  • Sole Director of Summer London Study Abroad Program (2003)
  • Founding Co-Director & Teacher of UVSC's/UVU's London Study Abroad Program (1998-2003)
  • Co-Creator of the UVU Online Writing Lab (www.uvu.edu/owl)
  • English Department Chair, 1996-2003 (As English Dept. Chair, I successfully passed six different English degree programs along with supporting curriculum, programs that were approved by UVU, the Utah Board of Education, and the Utah Regents of Higher Education; as a department we grew from 12 faculty to over 30 full-time plus several staff positions; we also hired annually one hundred adjunct faculty, from a dozen English courses to close to fifty)
  • Computer lab and computer classroom supervisor for English Department