Randall, D’Arcy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of InstructionRandall, D'Arcy, Ph.D.

Office: CPE 3.422 Mailing Address:
Phone: 512-471-3348 The University of Texas at Austin
Fax: 512-471-7060 Department of Chemical Engineering
Email: darcyr@mail.utexas.edu 200 E Dean Keeton St. Stop C0400
UT Mail: C0400 Austin, TX 78712-1589

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D., English, The University of Texas at Austin
M.A., English, The University of Texas at Austin
B.A. History of Art, Tulane University

Courses Taught

CHE 333T, Engineering Communications
CHE 384, Graduate Engineering Writing
UGS 302, Reading and Writing Contemporary American Poetry


Engineering Communications


Engineering-Education ResearchCritical Thinking, Inquiry-based learning, Engineering Ethics

Literary ResearchPoetry and Poetics, Australian Literary History, Creative Writing Communities

Selected publications (Engineering Education)

  • Moore, C.; Randall, D.; Hart, H. “The Big Picture: Using The Unforeseen to Teach Critical Thinking.” Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Conference and Exposition, Austin, TX, 2009.  This paper was also featured at the 2009 ASEE Global Colloquium. http://www.asee.org/conferences/v2search.cfm
  • Moore, C.; Hart, H.; Randall, D.; Nichols, S. “PRiME: Integrating Professional Responsibility into the Engineering Curriculum,” Science and Engineering Ethics, 2006. V. 12, No. 2: 273-289.
  • Hart, H.; Randall, D. “PRiME: Designing Challenge-Based Ethics Instruction for Undergraduate Engineers,” Proceedings from the IPCC Conference, Limerick Ireland (July, 2005): 137-143.
  • Randall, D.; Hart, H. “Whose Words Can We Trust?: PRiME’s Modules for Teaching and Assessing Undergraduate Learning in Information Ethics,” Proceedings from the 2005 ASEE Annual Conference, Portland, OR, (June 2005).

Selected publications (Literature)

  • “Rising Water: A Crown of Sonnets,” with D. Meischen, S. Wiggerman, W. Hoppe, J. Jensen, K. Oldmixon, E. Scanlon, Poemeleon IV, 2 (winter/spring, 2010).
  • “Motherhood poets,” “Adrienne Rich,” “Lucille Clifton,” entries for Encyclopedia of Motherhood. Ed. Andrea O’Reilly. Croton-on-Hudson, NY: Golson Books (2010).
  • “Introduction,” Letters to the World: Poems from the Wom-Po Listserv.  Ed. M. Richards, R. Starace, and L. Wheeler. Granada Hills, CA: Red Hen Press, 2008: 25-32.
  • “‘A Clearing in the Imagination’: Of Woman Born as Literary Criticism,” Motherhood to Mothering: The Legacy of Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born. Ed. Andrea O’Reilly. New York: SUNY Press, 2004: 195-208.


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