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Jordana Griffiths, Ph.D.
English Instructor and English Department Chair
Language Arts Division
Fall Quarter 2022:
English 1A-8CR and NCEN401A-8CV: Bridge to Transfer English
B.A. in English (Honors College), University of Oregon
M.A. in English, University of Oregon
Ph.D. in English and American Literature, University of Oregon (2005)
Certificate in the Teaching of Composition, San Francisco State University (2013)
"Note from the Field." California Northern Magazine: A New Regionalism Issue 3 (Summer/Fall 2011)
Book: Narrating the American West: New Forms of Historical Memory (Cambria Press, 2008)
Journal article: "Refiguring Legacies of Personal and Cultural Dysfunction in Janet Campbell Hale's Bloodlines: Odyssey of a Native Daughter." Studies in American Indian Literatures 19.3 (Fall 2007)
Book Review: Neil Campbell, The Cultures of the American New West. Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment (2002)
Jordana grew up near Santa Cruz, California and has also lived in Arizona, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. Both her Ph.D. dissertation and book analyze race, gender, and landscape in memoirs by diverse writers from the American West. She specializes in teaching American literature, Native American literature, and composition, critical thinking, and reading.
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
Last update: 2022-09-24
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