Pam Chamberlain has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Augustana University College and a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Arts in English from the University of Alberta, as well as a certificate in TESL from the University of Saskatchewan. She has been teaching English literature and writing for over fifteen years, and she has a particular interest in creative writing and composition. In 2007, she won the William Hardy Alexander Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Her research interests include creative writing, composition, Canadian women's literature, rural literature, and ecocriticism. She has published scholarly articles on western Canadian writers such as Margaret Laurence and Sharon Butala. She has won several awards for her creative writing, and has acted as a juror for the Alberta Literary Awards. She has published two books: Country Roads: Memoirs from Rural Canada and In the Company of Animals: Stories of Extraordinary Encounters.
Updated March 31 2015 by Student & Academic Services