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Associate Professor, English

401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Box: R
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 257-3841
ahollist@ut.edu

Arthur O. Hollist


Education
1980 University of Sierra Leone, West Africa, B.A.
1983 Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada, M.A.
1991 University of South Florida, Ph.D.
Courses Taught
Composition
Business and Technical Writing
African-American Literature
World Literature
Career Specialties
Arthur Hollist's interest in African literature encompasses published literary fiction (particularly post-Colonial fiction), popular fiction, theatrical and oral storytelling traditions.
Professional and Community Activities:
Hollist is deeply involved in furthering business and cultural relations between Africa and America. As a member of the United States and Africa Free Enterprise Foundation, he developed an interactive, multimedia, critical thinking model for teaching about Africa and authored a pamphlet on the dos and don'ts of doing business in Africa.

He spent two years speaking about Africa on behalf of the Florida Humanitarian Council. He is working on a novel exploring relations between Africans, African-Americans and Caribbeans.