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Dr. Nathan Anderson

Nathan Anderson

Title: Assistant Professor

Department: English

Education: Ph.D. in Creative Writing, Ohio University, 2006; Master of Fine Arts in Poetry, Eastern Washington University, 2001; Bachelor of Arts in English, Eastern Washington University, 1999.

Research Interests: In both poetry and fiction, I am interested in the role of voice, the relationship between individual and place, and representations of gender.

Recent Publications: Best American Poetry 2013

Courses (Fall 2014): College Composition, Basics of Composition, Creative Writing, Business Writing

Courses (Spring 2015): College Composition, Poetry Workshop, Business Writing

Phone: (740) 376-4638

Email: nathan.anderson@marietta.edu

What can a student expect when taking one of your classes?

An open, welcoming atmosphere in which ideas can be exchanged and students can grow intellectually, creatively, and interpersonally.

What excites you about teaching at Marietta College?

Working with both excellent students and colleagues.

When you aren’t teaching, what other activities do you enjoy?

Reading, writing, watching movies, spending time with friends and family

Do you prefer flipping through the pages of a book or an e-book?

Book

What is your favorite location on campus and why?

The classroom . . . and the library . . . and the grounds around campus, because each provides a different space for interacting with others.

What is your favorite Marietta College event?

All Scholars Day