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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

Associate Professor

University of Central Oklahoma


Timothy Petete, Ph.D., is an associate professor of English and director of the Literature (M.A.) program. His areas of specialization include Native American literature and Contemporary American literature. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in literature and undergraduate courses in composition. His literature courses examine social, political, and cultural realities, whereas his composition courses analyze language, technology, and popular culture.

He has facilitated teaching demonstrations and delivered scholarly presentations at several academic conferences, including the Conference on College Composition and Communication Annual Convention, the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, the American Literature Association Annual Conference, the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, and the College English Association Annual Conference.

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