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Tyler Christensen Professorial Lecturer Critical Race Gender and Culture Studies

Degrees
B.S. Psychology
M.F.A. Creative Writing
Ph.D. American Literature & Culture

Bio
K. Tyler Christensen holds a PhD in American Literature & Culture from the English Department at The George Washington University. The expanse of his doctoral work is concerned with storytelling that emerges after Stonewall and during the HIV/AIDS crisis. In 2014, he received an MFA in Creative Writing from American University. There, he is a Professorial Lecturer in the departments of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies and Literature. Creatively, his work has appeared in The Huffington Post, Maudlin House, and Big Lucks. He is the author of the chapbook, THAT BOY FROM IDAHO (Ghost City Press 2020).
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Teaching

Spring 2024

  • CRGC-360 Knowledge/Power: Theory/Method

  • CRGC-360 Knowledge/Power: Theory/Method

  • LIT-346 Topics in Film: New Queer Cinema