Teaching Associate Professor
1990, BA English, University of California, Los Angeles
2004, MA English, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
2011, PhD English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor Cohen is a teacher of writing and literature. As a rhetoric & composition teacher, he specializes in writing in the disciplines, digital composition, speech, and basic writing. As literature teacher, he specializes in world literature, multicultural American literature, popular genres, and nineteenth century British literature. Professor Cohen’s teaching is informed by his background as a Hollywood story editor.
“How Dickens Co-opted the British Theatrical Adaptation Industry in 1844: Part 1.” The Dickensian, vol. 108, no. 2, Summer 2012, pp. 126-140.
“How Dickens Co-opted the British Theatrical Adaptation Industry in 1844: Part 2.” The Dickensian, vol. 108, no. 3, Winter 2012, pp. 231-247.
- Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2018
- Joseph Flora Award for Excellence in Teaching Composition & Literature, 2015
- Doris Betts Award for Excellence in Teaching Composition, 2009
English 100: Basic Writing
English 105: Rhetoric & Composition
English 123: Introduction to Fiction
English 129: Literature and Cultural Diversity
English 141: World Literatures in English
English 144: Popular Genres
English 145: Literary Genres
English 345: American Literature, 1900-2000
English 496: Independent Research
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