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John Andelfinger

Ph.D., English (composition and applied linguistics), Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A., English, Arcadia University
B.S., Music Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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John grew up in suburban Philadelphia and has been teaching or working in education since 2007. With graduate training in composition studies, literature, rhetoric, social science methods, and writing, he considers himself a “generalist” in English. He has presented at various conferences and published fiction and scholarly works. 

Advises: Creative Writing Club

Courses: Freshman English 1, Freshman English 2, Honors Freshman English 2, World Literature: Ancient Through the Renaissance, Contemporary Short Story

Favorite Fiction Writers: Michael Chabon, Jhumpa Lahiri, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, and George Saunders

Research Interests: composition studies, creative writing studies, educational and writing assessment, multimodal composition practices, narrative inquiry, research methodologies, and sonic rhetoric