Biography

Dr. Pamela B. June is a faculty member at Ohio University’s Eastern Campus in St. Clairsville, Ohio. She teaches American Literature, Women’s Literature, African American Literature, Drama & Poetry, Fiction & Nonfiction, and Writing courses.

From 2010-2013, she taught at Paine College, an historically black college in the heart of Augusta, Georgia. From 2007-2010, she taught at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

June earned her Ph.D. (2009) and M.A. (2005) from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and her B.A. (2004) from the University of Pittsburgh.

In 2009, June changed her last name from Rodgers in order to honor a revered foremother, grandmother Josephine June Rodgers.

June’s proudest accomplishment is a day-long visit and interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker. The conversation was published by the journal Women’s Studies in 2015.

Pamela is the daughter of David and Jane Rodgers of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. She is married to Steven Whitlinger, and the couple has two cats.