Dr. Ellisor-Catoe joined the Anderson University faculty in 2011. She teaches courses in nineteenth-century British literature and has developed several new courses for the English department, including Women Writers, Jane Austen, Gothic Literature, and Creative Inquiry through Literature: Harry Potter.
In addition to teaching upper-level courses, Dr. Ellisor-Catoe also serves as the First-Year Composition and Communication Coordinator, a role in which she works with full-time and part-time faculty to ensure consistency in learning goals, instruction, and assessment throughout all sections of first-year English courses.
Beyond the classroom, Dr. Ellisor-Catoe serves Anderson University in multiple capacities. She was the lead author for the institution’s Quality Enhancement Plan, which was presented to SACSCOC in March 2018. She has been named a Digital Learning Innovator by the Anderson University Center for Innovation and Digital Learning. Dr. Ellisor-Catoe developed the Coffee and Careers series, which features alumni of the English department who discuss their careers and share professional advice with students. She also serves on several faculty committees and advises the campus chapter of Sigma Tau Delta.