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Alison Thomas

Senior Professorial Lecturer Department of Literature

Alison Thomas earned a BA in English and Spanish from Cornell University. She completed her MFA in creative writing at American University and writes short fiction and non-fiction essays. She has taught College Writing at AU since 2005. Her research focuses on information literacy and the teaching of research in the writing classroom. She also enjoys watching baseball, hiking, and traveling.


BA, Cornell University MFA, American University

CAS - Literature
Mary Graydon - 330-L
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