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Edward Comstock

Senior Professorial Lecturer Department of Literature

Ed Comstock holds a Ph.D. from American University's School of Education, Teaching, and Health, as well as an MA in Literature. At the intersection of rhetoric, education studies, and post structuralist philosophy, his scholarship deals with issues related to power, institutional identity, and the history and practice of writing. Ed also holds a BS from James Madison University, where he double majored in Sociology and English. He began teaching classes at American University in fall 2006.


Ph.D., Education, American University
MA, Literature, American University
BS, Sociology & English, James Madison University

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CAS - Literature
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(202) 885-2938 (Fax)

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  • Spring 2018

    • LIT-201 The Art of Changing Minds: Winning Arguments in Digtl Age
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