Faculty & Staff

  • Justin Armstrong

    Justin Armstrong

    Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., Wilfred Laurier University (Waterloo, ON); M.A., Ph.D., McMaster University (Hamilton, ON)

    Research focuses on ethnographic methods, globalization, depopulation of the North American High Plains, writing, islands and ghost towns.

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  • Anne Brubaker

    Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., Dickinson College; M.A., University of Sussex (Brighton, England); Ph.D., University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

    Interested in modern and contemporary American literature, the cultural study of science and technology, gender and women's writing, academic and professional writing, and film criticism and theory.

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  • Heather Bryant

    Heather Corbally Bryant

    Visiting Lecturer in the Writing Program

    A.B., Harvard College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Specialist in twentieth-century British and Irish literature; novelist and practicing poet.

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  • Jeannine Johnson

    Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., Haverford College; Ph.D., Yale University

    Teaches writing courses, serves coordinator of the writing tutors, and writes and lectures about poetry, aesthetics, and rhetoric.

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  • Ann Velenchik

    Associate Professor of Economics; Director, Writing Program

    B.S.F.S., Georgetown University; Ph.D., Stanford University

    Economist; Writing Program director; researching labor markets in Africa.

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  • Lynne Spigelmire Viti

    Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., Barnard College; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., J.D., Boston College

    Interests: legal studies, media and urban studies, journalism, and legal history. In my teaching, I use blogs, wikis, and other new media. I'm a practicing attorney doing pro bono work on behalf of artists and art organizations in Massachusetts.

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  • Winifred Jane Wood

    Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., University of Illinois (Urbana); M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

    Interests: language, writing, media, film. How students learn to write; how writing differs across settings; electronic discourse.

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