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Assistant Professor, English

Assistant Professor, 
Stacy Korbelak

Office: DH - 131
Phone: 443-518-4299

Stacy began teaching English composition at HCC in 2005 and became a full-time faculty member in 2008. A native of Ellicott City, Stacy received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and her Master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University. After a career in human resources with the private and public sector, Stacy began writing for The Capital newspaper in Annapolis and was the co-creator of Suburban Scene, a publication for residents of western Anne Arundel County.

At HCC, Stacy is known for infusing creativity and global perspectives into her curriculum. Her students also participate in many collaborative projects, including Windows to the World, the Ethics Bowl, mock trials, and service learning.

Outside the classroom, Stacy serves as the Coordinator of the Global Distinction program and the Assistant Director of the Schoenbrodt Honors program. During peak advising periods, you will often find her helping out in the Advising office. She is also active in the Two-Year College English Association (TYCA) and has served on the Northeast Regional Executive Committee since 2010. In 2012, she and her global distinction colleagues were recognized with TYCA’s Diana Hacker TYCA Award for Outstanding Programs in English for Two-Year Colleges and Teachers” and the IIE Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education.

In her spare time, Stacy enjoys singing, dancing, summer theatre, travel photography, documentary films, and being a "foodie".

Courses Taught


  • B.A. - University of Michigan
  • M.S. - John Hopkins University


TYCA (Philadelphia) October 2007 - Blogging Your Way Through Argumentative Writing