Curriculum Vitae

Nicholas Hill Dalbey

Murfreesboro, TN

Email: Nick dot Dalbey at gmail dot com

Social Media: @NickDalbey, LinkedIn


MA (in progress), English Literature, Middle Tennessee State University, expected completion: spring 2018.

BA, English Literature, Biola University, 2011.

Study Abroad: Scholar’s Semester in Oxford, Oxford University, England. Language and Literature Tutorials in Beowulf and Medieval Romance, 2010.

Study Abroad: Torrey Europe, Greece and Italy, Dante and his Classical Roots, 2009.

Journal Publications

“‘Aluen hine iuengen’: Fairies, Arthur, and Ideal Kingship.” Scientia et Humanitas 6 (2016): 1-18.


“‘Pryvee and Apert:’ The Evolution of a Consciousness of Gentility in the Wife of Bath’s Tale, ca. 1385.” 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies: Kalamazoo, MI. May 2017.

“Thesis/Dissertation Guidance.” Graduate Professional Development Day: Murfreesboro, TN.  April 2017.

“Embedded Narratives and the Social Mind in Chaucer’s Wife of Bath’s Tale.” 4th English Graduate Student Organization Symposium: Murfreesboro, TN. April 2017.

“Gentillesse, Consciousness, and the Changing Social Landscape of Medieval England.” 4th Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association Conference: Columbus, OH. October 2016.

“Aluen hine iuengen: Fairies, Arthur, and Ideal Kingship.” 6th Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature: Johnson City, TN. April 2016.

“Writing for Success: Professional Writing Strategies for Undergraduates.” Writing workshop for Honors College undergraduate students: Murfreesboro, TN. March 2016.

“The Art of Student-led Classroom Discussions.” 1st Valley Christian Technology Conference: San Jose, CA. November 2014.


First Place Presentation Award, EGSO Symposium, MTSU 2017

Dean’s Distinguished Essay Award, MTSU 2016

Perpetual Member of the Torrey Honors Institute 2011

English Honors Society, Biola University 2010 – 2011

Guild of English Scholars, Biola University 2009 – 2011

Dean’s List, Biola University 2007-2011


Conference Travel Grant $500, MTSU College of Graduate Studies 2016

Professional Service

Editor in Chief, Scientia et Humanitas, MTSU 2017 – Present

Editorial Assistant, Scientia et Humanitas, MTSU 2015 – 2017

Editorial Assistant, Off Center Magazine, MTSU 2016 – 2017

Shift Lead, MTSU Writing Center, 2017

Culture and Conversation Group Coordinator, MTSU University Writing Center, Spring 2017

Culture and Conversation Group Leader, MTSU University Writing Center 2016 – 2017

Writing Instructor for National Scholarships, MTSU Honors College 2015

Speech and Debate Coach, Valley Christian High School 2014 – 2015

Graduate Admissions Event: Executive Director, Biola University 2011

Honors Graduate Preparation Admissions Committee, Biola University 2010

Teaching Experience

Omnibus IV: Classical Literature, High School, Redeemer Classical Academy 2017 – Present

Omnibus II: Medieval Literature, Middle School, Redeemer Classical Academy 2017 – Present

English 0122: 11th Grade Honors American Literature, Valley Christian High School 2011-2013

English 0115: 10th Grade Honors Literature, Valley Christian High School 2011-2015

English 0110: 10th Grade World Literature, Valley Christian High School 2011-2013

Academic Employment

Upper School Literature Instructor, Redeemer Classical Academy 2017 – Present

Writing Consultant, MTSU University Writing Center  2016 – Present

Graduate Assistant, MTSU English Department 2016 – Present

Graduate Assistant, MTSU Honors College 2015 – 2016

Academic Mentor, MTSU Student Athlete Enhancement Center 2015 – 2016

High School English Teacher, Valley Christian High School 2011 – 2015

Professional Development

Latin Intensive Course, The Paideia Institute, Summer 2017

Professional Development Day, Graduate Student Association, MTSU 2017

Peck Composition Series: Seminar and Workshop with Christine Tardy, MTSU 2017

LT & ITC Workshop: Teaching Philosophy Statements, MTSU 2017

Tutor Collaboration Day: Seminar and Workshop, Vanderbilt University 2016

Research Languages

Old English, working knowledge

Middle English, working knowledge