Before coming to AU in 2011, Mike taught courses in college writing, literature, and techn Amanda Choutka has a M. She is working on a collection of nonfiction essays about fa Edward Comstock holds a Ph D from American University's School of Education, Teaching, and Health, as well as an MA in Literature.
At the intersection of rhetoric, writing studies, educational psycholo Chuck Cox joined AU’s faculty in 1998, as part of the Writing Studies Program, where he teaches the full range of first-year writing courses.
His fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in story South, Memoir Journal, Art Kristina Kasik Oakes earned her MA from Boston College and her BA from the University of New Hampshire.
Prior to teaching at AU she taught high school English in Central Virginia and writing at Centra Trisha Reichler joined the College Writing faculty in 2003.
Cindy Bair Van Dam is a compositionist who joined the Department of Literature faculty in 1995.
In addition to teaching in the Writing Studies Program, Cindy is also the Chair of the AU Core Committee Arielle Bernstein is a writer and cultural critic whose work has been published in The Atlantic, The Guardian, The AV Club, and The Rumpus, among other publications.
Her research interests include cre Andrew Bertaina is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Literature.
He graduated with his MFA in creative writing from American University.
Her primary areas of interest are post-modernist literature and the writings of emerging, intersectional resistance movements.
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