School of Arts and Sciences

Kelly Mechling Ph.D.

Professor of English


  • Ph.D. in English (Literature and Criticism), Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A. in English, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A. in English, Clarion State College

Professional Affiliations:

  • Modern Language Association
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • College English Association
  • Northeast Modern Language Association
  • Women in Literacy & Life Assembly
  • Society for the Study of Southern Literature
  • The Autobiography Society
  • Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance
  • Teachers & Writers Collaborative
  • New England Association of Teachers of English
  • American Association of University Women (College Representative)
  • Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce
  • Portland Museum of Art


  • a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Peer Reviewer.
  • Educator Award. “Teacher of the Month,” April 2013. B98.5 FM Radio.

Committee Involvement:

  • Faculty Affairs Committee

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