Andrea Dickens

Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Instructor
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.

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
WAC 107 Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 302 Business Writing
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 301 Writing for the Professions
ENG 302 Business Writing
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 302 Business Writing
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 302 Business Writing
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
WAC 107 Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 302 Business Writing
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 107 First-Year Composition
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
ENG 302 Business Writing
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 302 Business Writing
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
WAC 107 Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 301 Writing for the Professions
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 107 First-Year Composition
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
WAC 107 Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 302 Business Writing
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
ENG 301 Writing for the Professions