Curriculum Vitae

Name: Selena Flowers
Work Address: Southeast College, 6815 Rustic Ave., Houston, TX 77087
Office Telephone Number: 713-718-7166
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M.F.A. English, Creative Writing Poetry, University of Houston, 2005

B.A. English, University of Southern Colorado, 2002 magna cum laude

A.G.S. General Studies, Pikes Peak Community College, 1999

Teaching Experience:

English Professor/Guided Studies Professor, 2005—

Houston Community College

Courses: English Composition I, II, Early American Literature, African-American Literature, Guided Studies


Dual-Credit English Instructor, Spring 2007

Houston Community College and Chavez High School

Course: English Composition II


Adjunct English Professor, Spring 2007

San Jacinto College

Course: English Composition II


Adjunct English Instructor, 2006—2007

ITT-Technical Institute

Courses: English Composition I, II


Teaching Fellow, 2003—2005

University of Houston

Course: English Composition I

Professional, Technical, and Work-related Experience:

Associate Chair, English Studies, 2010--

Houston Community College


Co-Director of Writing Center, 2007—

Houston Community College


Faculty Writing Tutor, 2006—

Houston Community College


Smarthinking Online Writing Tutor, 2008—2009

Washington, D.C.

Professional Achievements and Publications:

NCTE, National Council of Teachers of English

Sigma Tau Delta—International English Honor Society

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society


“Before the Fall of Saigon” and “Birthplace of My Brother” poems. The Massachusetts Review,

Fall 2003


VONA—Voices of Our Nation’s Art Foundation Benefit Gala, “Celebrating Women of Color”

Presenter, 2007

“Poetry Reading, Selected Poems.” CHASS Student Conference, Pueblo, Colorado, 2002

“Playing with Gender Roles.” CHASS Student Conference, Pueblo, Colorado, 2001

“Hero: Her Road to Self-Discovery.” CHASS Student Conference, Pueblo, Colorado, 2000