Dr. Duckhee Shin

Assistant Professor of English

Dr. Duckhee Shin

Contact Information


Office: McComsey 354
Phone: 717-871-7398

Spring 2024

T: 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Zoom
R: 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Zoom
Comments: and by appointment


  • Ph. D. in American Literature


  • Early American literature up to 1860
  • Religion and Literature
  • Contemporary American ethnic literature


Travel, Yoga

Courses Taught:

  • ENGL 235: Early American Literature Survey up to 1840
  • ENGL 421: Early American Literature Survey up to 1830
  • ENGL 430: Contemporary American Ethnic Literature Since 1945
  • WRIT 311: Advanced Composition
  • WRIT 316: Business Writing

University and Program Connections:

  • Adviser for Asian-Society of Millersville University

Passions and Distractions:

  • Studies on Multiculturalism
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Asian-American Studies

Sample Publications:

  • Has served on Editorial Board of The Journal of Eighteenth Century English Literature since 2006.
  • Has served as specialist reader for MELUS (The Journal of The Society for the Study of the Multi-ethnic Literature of the United States) since 2003.
  • "Intergenerational Conflicts and Ethnic Identity issues in Finding My voice and Necessary Roughness." Comparative Korean Studies, Vol. 19, No. 1(April 30, 2011).
  • "Language and Identity in Chang Rea Lee's Native Speaker." Studies in Contemporary Fiction (Spring 2006).
  • "Cross-Cultural Experiences on American College Campus." Sogang English Studies 9(Winter 2000): 319-332.
  • "Class and Self-Identity in Clay Walls." Melus: The Journal of the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States. Vol. 24. No. 4 (Winter 1999):125-136.
  • "Mystic Selves: Edward Taylor and John of the Cross." The Journal of American Studies Vol. 31 No. 2 (Winter 1999): 323-40. (A refereed journal in Korea)
  • "Mystical Spirituality in Edward Taylor's Canticle Poems.' The Journal of English Language and Literature Vol. 44 No.4 (Winter 1998): 911-26. (A refereed journal in Korea)