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  • Emily Johnston
    Writing Pedagogy
    University of Delaware
    Department of English
    022 Memorial Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    Office Hours: TH 10 - 1p


    ​Emily is from Boston, San Francisco, Fairbanks, Alaska, and Central Illinois. Holding a Ph.D. in English Studies and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing/Poetry, her work emerges at the intersections of writing studies, social justice pedagogy, trauma theory, film theory, and narrativity. In particular, she researches and publishes on students' literacy learning in relation to issues of sexualized trauma. She has taught courses in academic writing, public writing, gender studies, contemporary literature and film, and English as a Second Language. Emily is Managing Editor of Spoon River Poetry Review (SRPR).


  • Ph.D., English Studies, Illinois State University, 2016
  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2007
  • B.A., Women's and Gender Studies, University of California Davis, 2002

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