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Prof. Katie Sweeting is a tenured full Professor of English at Hudson County Community College. She earned a B.A. in psychology at California State University Northridge, and graduated Summa Cum Laude, Queens College, with an M.A. in English. She is the co-author of The Power of a City at Prayer, published by InterVarsity Press in 2002.
Prof. Sweeting teaches literature, speech, and English classes at Hudson County Community College. She developed the English major at Hudson County Community College, and has created several face-to-face and online classes. Prof. Sweeting includes active and collaborative learning in all her classes. Her article on active learning, "Get Students Moving," was published in the NISOD publication, Innovation Abstracts, in May 2018. In 2015, she was chosen as one of 25 scholars by the National Endowment for the Humanities to study Slavery in the American Republic, continuing her research for a historical novel on Olaudah Equiano. In 2019, Prof. Sweeting was awarded the Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Award by the American Association of Community Colleges.
She was awarded a Fulbright-Nehru grant in 2020, and lived and taught in Pune, India from March-June 2022, teaching Creative Writing and Research Methodology, along with founding a Jane Austen Book Club.