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Andrea Dickens

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Lecturer
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401
Biography

Having taught at a number of different institutions, Andrea Dickens currently teaches a wide variety of Writing Programs classes at ASU-Tempe, including ENG 101, 102, 107, 108, 301, 302 and WAC 107. She's particularly focused on working with students from diverse backgrounds and cultures in both first-year and advanced writing. Her current research focuses on thinking about sustainability of people and ways that contemplative pedagogies can be used in the composition classroom to foster deeper engagement that sustains a career. In her spare time she is a ceramic artist, poet, and spends time in creative fiber arts and volunteering at the Desert Botanical Garden.

Education
  • Ph.D. University of Virginia 2005
  • M.F.A. Ohio State University 2013
  • M.A. University of Virginia 2005
  • M.A.R. Yale University 1998
  • B.A. University of Virginia 1994
  • A.A. Piedmont Virginia Community College 2000
Research Interests

Andrea Janelle Dickens's work spans both academic and creative disicplines. She's particularly interested in rehtoric, religion and literature, and creative writing. Her book The Female Thinker (IB Tauris, 2009) looks at the 12 medieval women's textual legacies. Her current research interests include approaches to writing across the curriculum and developing a rhetoric for the creative process. She is also currently at work on a book-length study of the work of Mechtilde of Hackeborn and has just completed a book of poetry.

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 101First-Year Composition
ENG 302Business Writing
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
WAC 101Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 102First-Year Composition
ENG 302Business Writing
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 302Business Writing
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
WAC 101Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 102First-Year Composition
ENG 302Business Writing
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
WAC 107Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 302Business Writing
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 302Business Writing
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 105Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 301Writing for the Professions
ENG 302Business Writing
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 101First-Year Composition
ENG 105Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 302Business Writing
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 105Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 302Business Writing
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 101First-Year Composition
WAC 107Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 302Business Writing
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 302Business Writing
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 107First-Year Composition
ENG 108First-Year Composition
ENG 302Business Writing
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 101First-Year Composition
ENG 302Business Writing
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
WAC 107Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 301Writing for the Professions