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Chelsea Horne Senior Professorial Lecturer Literature

PhD, Communication, American University
MFA, Creative Writing, American University
MA, Media, Technology, Democracy, American University
MA, Literature, Binghamton University
BA, English and Rhetoric, Binghamton University

Favorite Spot on Campus
In the classroom
Dr. Chelsea L. Horne's areas of research encompass communication, digital culture, information integrity, privacy, internet governance, AI policy, and cultural and performance studies. Recent work has appeared in Telecommunications Policy, Routledge Studies in Shakespeare, and in Writing Spaces. As a teacher, Horne has taught workshops and master classes in four continents. She is a faculty fellow at the Internet Governance Lab. She is also Co-Convenor (Vice-President) of the Chapter Council of the Internet Society-DC (ISOC-DC).

Horne also writes fiction, poetry, and essays. Her stories have twice won the Andrew Bergman award in Creative Writing and her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Rumpus, LitHub, The Paterson Literary Review, The Buffalo News, Washington Independent Review of Books, Café Americain and elsewhere. Horne has received multiple DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities grant as an Artist Fellow.
For the Media
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Spring 2024

  • LIT-683 Technological Imaginations

  • WRT-101 College Writing Seminar

  • WRT-101 College Writing Seminar

Fall 2024

  • LIT-232 Shakespeare: Shakespeare on the Move

  • WRT-100 College Writing

  • WRT-100 College Writing