Dr. Jonathan Sircy is an associate professor in the English Department at Charleston Southern University. He has been a member of the CSU faculty since 2011. Dr. Sircy earned a PhD in English Literature from the University of South Carolina, an MA from the University of Kentucky, and a BA from Murray State University.
At Charleston Southern University, Dr. Sircy teaches freshman writing courses, surveys in Early British literature, and courses for majors on Shakespeare and Medieval and Renaissance Literature. Dr. Sircy also collaborates in the classroom with faculty members from Christian Studies, History, Music, Sociology, and Theater. He is also the designer of the British Literature I course for Charleston Southern Online.
Dr. Sircy chairs CSU’s Publication Committee, which sponsors an annual showcase of student and faculty research. He serves on the university’s Apple Technology Team and is the co-faculty advisor for the campus chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society.
Dr. Sircy is known for his dedication to his students and enthusiasm for what he teaches. Students appreciate his creative assignments, sense of humor, and willingness to engage with them outside the classroom.
Regarding Dr. Sircy’s impact at CSU, Dr. Jacqueline Fish, VP for Academic Affairs, states, “As we all strive to stay abreast of current technology and how that impacts pedagogy, Jonathan has been a leading member of our faculty. He continually volunteers to teach other faculty members the successful techniques he utilizes to engage and interact his students. His commitment to CSU’s mission of Promoting Academic Excellence in a Christian Environment is foremost in his professional and personal life.”