Mary Francine Danis, PhD

Professor of English


Contact Information:
Office:  Main 227
Phone:  210-434-6711, ext. 2246

Dr. Danis is the director of the Writing Center.
  She has been a member of the OLLU English faculty since June 1970 (except for the years she was away doing graduate work).



B.A. in English, Our Lady of the Lake College (before it became a University)

M.A. in English, the University of Texas at Austin

Ph.D. in English, Michigan State University


Research and writing interests:

  • Literary style
  • Connections between visual art and writing
  • Poetry
  • Persuasive writing and argument
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