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)

    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 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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