Lucille Schultz

Lucille M Schultz

Professor Emerita

Professional Summary

Lucy Schultz's most recent book, Archives of Instruction (with J. Carr and S. Carr, SIUP, 2005), won the 2006 Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize from the Modern Language Association, marking the first time, according to archived records, that a UC faculty member has won a book award from the MLA. Her The Young Composers (SIUP, 1999) won the 2000 Nancy Dasher Award from the College English Association of Ohio).

She has published widely in composition and rhetoric journals, including, for example, College Composition and Communication and Rhetoric Review, and she has contributed numerous chapters to edited collections, most recently an essay entitled, "Editing the Jabberwock: A Formative Experience for 19th C Girls," in Sharon Harris's 2004 Blue Pencils and Hidden Hands: Women Editing Periodicals, 1830-1910.

After earning her MA in the late 60's, she lived abroad for eight years, teaching English and enjoying the music and art (and cuisine!) of Western Europe and Asia.


PhD: Univ. of Maryland 1983

Research and Practice Interests

History of composition instruction in 19th century schools and colleges; girls' literacy in the 19th century; the authorship, publication, and reception history of 19th century composition texts; composition theory and pedagogy