Arthur Hollist

Arthur Hollist


(813) 257-3841



401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

PH 417

Meet Arthur Hollist

Professor, English

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.