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 Bonnie D Irwin

Bonnie D Irwin

Dean, College of Arts & Humanities

Office: 2216 Doudna Fine Arts Center -
Phone: 217-581-2922
Fax: 217-581-7085
Email: bdirwin@eiu.edu

Bonnie Irwin's Vita
Bonnie Irwin is currently Dean of EIU's College of Arts & Humanities but continues to research medieval Arabic tale traditions and American popular culture interpretations of the Arabian Nights. She is currently working on a volume of approaches to teaching the Arabian Nights. Her most recent publications have dealt with higher education honors issues and have appeared in the Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council.


A.B., Comparative Literature, University of California-Berkeley
M.A., Comparative Literature, University of California-Berkeley
Ph.D., Comparative Literature, University of California-Berkeley


Medieval studies, oral tale traditions.

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