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K. Tyler Christensen Professorial Lecturer CAS - CRGC

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

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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Spring 2023

  • CRGC-360 Knowledge/Power: Theory/Method

  • CRGC-360 Knowledge/Power: Theory/Method

  • HNRS-398 Honors Challenge Course

  • WGSS-340 Approaches to Queer Studies

Summer 2023

  • LIT-107 Creative Writing Across Genres

Fall 2023

  • WGSS-240 Sexualities Studies

  • WGSS-319 Imagined Bodies

  • WGSS-319 Imagined Bodies