Sarah Dangelantonio

Sarah T. Dangelantonio

Professor of English


  • B.A. English, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL 1983
  • M.A. English, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO 1985
  • Ph.D. English, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 1996


  • EN115 Banned Books
  • EN117 Bullies, Buddies, and Bodies: YA
  • EN203 Introduction to British Literature
  • EN303 Epic and Romance
  • EN304 Chaucer
  • EN313 Shakespeare
  • EN321 English Romanticism and Its Legacy
  • EN347 The Rise of the Novel
  • EN335 Modern & Contemporary British Literature
  • EN225 English Sophomore Assessment Seminar
  • EN485 English Senior Assessment Seminar
  • Special Topics: Literary Magazine Publication


  • Thomas Hardy
  • Scholarly Editing
  • 19th C British Literature
  • Pedagogy - English Language and Education
  • General Education Composition and the Teaching of Writing


Professional Memberships

  • NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English)
  • CCCC (Conference on College Composition & Communication)
  • NEATE (New England Association of Teachers of English)
  • The Thomas Hardy Association
  • Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society


  • Reader/Judge NH Letters To Literature
  • Adjudicator, Conant HS Poetry OutLoud
  • Reader/Judge National English Honor Society Intellectual Freedom Challenge
  • Reader/Judge Sigma Tau Delta Scholarship Awards
  • Sigma Tau Delta Board of Directors, President, Vice-President, North East Regent
  • Adjudicator, Jaffrey-Rindge School District Shakespeare Festival


  • 2018: Sigma Tau Delta, Outstanding Chapter Sponsor, 25th Anniversary as Faculty Sponsor of the Iota Omega Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta at Franklin Pierce, Franklin Pierce University Student Government Association Faculty/Staff Recognition Award
  • 2017: Sigma Tau Delta Project Grant for “Ravens and Rivermead Read!”
  • 2016: Sigma Tau Delta Outstanding Chapter Award, NEA Big Read Grant Recipient
  • 2010: FPU Professor of the Week, February 22, 2010 (as selected by FPTV students)
  • 2003: CASE Professor of the Year for New Hampshire, 2003, awarded by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • 1996-1997: Franklin Pierce College Student Senate, Faculty of the Year Award
  • 1992-1993: Franklin Pierce College, Teaching Excellence and Leadership Award
  • 1988: University of Georgia Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • 1987-1988: Outstanding Young Women of America


Publications and Reviews

  • Contract with Cambridge University Press, editor for the Cambridge University Press edition of Thomas Hardy’s Novel, The Hand of Ethelberta, 2020 expected publication date
  • English Literature Web-Based Standard Setting for the CLEP English Literature Exam, Spring 2017
  • Program Guide and Website Content, Sigma Tau Delta Annual Convention, Albuquerque, NM, 2015
  • Reviewer, Academic Writing: Concepts and Connections, Oxford University Press, Spring 2014
  • Author & Editor, VanderMey, et. al’s The College Writer IRM, 4th edition, Fall 2013.
  • Reviewer, From Inquiry to Academic Writing, Brief Second Edition, Spring 2013
  • Changing General Education Curriculum: New Directions for Higher Education, No. 125, James L. Ratcliff (Editor)
  • D. Kent Johnson (Editor), Jerry G. Gaff (Editor),“The Franklin Pierce Plan” April 2004


  • Fall Faculty Workshop, IDEAL “Re-Imagining Exams through the Digital Pedagogy Lens" August, 2019, Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH
  • Keynote speaker for “The ABCs of Convention,” Round Table Moderator, Session Moderator, Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society Convention, St. Louis, MO March 27-31, 2019
  • “Amply Endowed: Reading Big with Willa Cather,” SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference, November 7-11, Denver, CO
  • "Abecedarians:The ABCs of Convention,” Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, Annual Convention, St. Louis, MO 2019, Cincinnati, OH 2018
    Louisville, KY 2017
  • Round Table Moderator & Session Moderator, Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society Annual Convention, 2016-present
  • “Taking the ASS out of Assessment” panel, National Council of Teachers of English 2016 Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA Nov 17-20
  • Convention Chair, Sigma Tau Delta 2015 Convention, Albuquerque, NM, 2011 Convention, Pittsburgh, PA