Rick Walters
Program Coordinator / Professor
Room 419
BA University of New Hampshire, MA Boston College, PhD University of New Hampshire

Courses Taught

ENGL 110 College Composition

ENGL 120 Introduction to African-American Literature and Culture

ENGL 127 Introduction to Literary Analysis

ENGL 201 Film and Society

ENGL 209 American Literature Through the Civil War

ENGL 214 Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction

ENGL 200 Special Themes: Variety of Topics

ENGL 220 American Literature after the Civil War

ENGL 222 Major Writers: American Literary Realism

CRIT 150 Critical Thinking in the Humanities

ARTS 105 Introduction to Music

ARTS 220 Blues, Jazz, and Rock and Roll

AMER 110 Introduction to American Studies

AMER 210 American Studies Seminar


Rick Walters graduated Summa Cum Laude, and holds three degrees in English with teaching fields in Twentieth Century American Music, American Literature, and Twentieth-Century African-American Literature. Walters taught at The University of New Hampshire, Boston College, and St. Anselm’s before coming to Great Bay over 15 years ago. He is a past Chair of the English Department, and is currently Humanities Coordinator and Director of the American Studies Program. Walters is a member of the New Hampshire Humanities Steering Committee, and the current Chair of the Chancellor’s Faculty Academic Advisory Committee.