Professor Filippidis teaches literature, writing, and film.

Professor Filippidis teaches classes in Victorian, modern, and postmodern literature, the British Literature survey, Principles of Style, and an honors course called The Printed Page and the Silver Screen. As former Honors Program Director, she developed the Honors Thesis Symposium and created the first honors Living and Learning Community at SEU. In the classroom she engages students in discovering the joys and challenges of reading and writing well. She enjoys mentoring students as they prepare papers to present at conferences both on and off campus and is the SEU 2015 Undergraduate Advisor of the Year. Her scholarly research focuses on literature in its cultural and social contexts.


Ph.D. in English Literature at the University of Houston, 1985

 M.A. in English Literature at the University of Houston,  l974

 B.A. in English Literature at Lamar University, l969

Achievement & Involvement

Honors and Awards

2015, Advisor of the Year, St. Edward's University

2006, Outstanding Advisor, School of Humanities

2002-2003, Teaching Excellence Award, St. Edward's University

Department Group

School Group

School of Arts and Humanities