Patrick Kelly Joyner

Patrick Joyner

Senior Professorial Lecturer
Department of Literature

  • Patrick Kelly Joyner began teaching at American University in 2000. His College Writing courses have thematic links to history, linguistics, psychology, and film. He has presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication ("4Cs") on critical reading, peer review, introversion/extroversion, and term faculty issues. He’s a product of the Northern Virginia suburbs where he still lives with his wife and three kids. In his non-teaching hours, he writes, plays music, watches movies, takes long walks, and cheers on the Washington Nationals.
  • Degrees

    MFA, 1998, Creative Writing, George Mason University
    BA, 1990, Communications, Virginia Tech
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    Battelle 2nd floor hallway

    Book Currently Reading:

    The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses

  • CAS - Literature
  • Battelle Tompkins - 249
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    W 1-4:30

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