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William Fenton

William Fenton
Writing Center Director at Fordham Lincoln Center
Graduate Assistant
Ph.D. Candidate, English

Fordham University
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
Faculty Memorial Hall 405D

William Fenton

M.Phil in English, Fordham University (Spring 2014)
M.A. In English with Writing Concentration, Fordham University (Spring 2010)
B.A. in English, Rollins College (Spring 2005)

Areas of Interest
Nineteenth-Century American Literature; American Studies; Digital Humanities

Presentations at professional national or international conferences
  • “Gamifying Composition/Rhetoric” at Fordham University (New York, Spring 2014)
  • “Montroville Wilson Dickeson’s Mississippi Panorma” at the Society of Early Americanists (Savannah, Spring 2013)
  • “Killer Quakers: Nick of the Woods and the Post-Heroic Generation” at the Dartmouth Summer Institute (Dartmouth, Summer 2012)
  • “‘What comes after:’ Art, Trauma, and DeLillo’s Ekphrastic Falling Man” at “Riddled with Epiphanies: DeLillo, New York,” a conference by the College of Mount Saint Vincent and the DeLillo Society (New York, Spring 2012)
  • “Jurgis, Carrie, and the Myth of the Small Town” at the Northeast Modern Language Association convention (Montreal, Spring 2010)
Related Professional Experience
  • Gest Fellow, Haverford College, Summer 2014
  • Research Assistant, Fordham American Studies, Fall 2011 - Present
  • Tutor, My Learning Springboard, Spring 2011 - Present
  • Staff Writer, PC Magazine, Fall 2010 - Fall 2011
  • Project Manager, Bill Smith Group, Summer 2010 - Fall 2010
  • Writing Center Tutor, Fordham University, Fall 2008 - Summer 2010
  • Consultant, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Summer 2007 - Summer 2008
  • Associate Technical Specialist, Harcourt Education, Winter 2006-Summer 2007
Other awards, honors, and/or activities
  • Gest Fellow, Haverford College (Summer 2014)
  • HASTAC Scholar, Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (Fall 2013)
  • Innovative Pedagogy Initiative Fellow, Fordham University (Fall 2013)

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Last updated May 21, 2014

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