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Kirk Robinson, MFA

Associate Professor, Composition Coordinator, The Hunter Division of Humanities


  • Webster University, BA, English, 1992
  • Ohio State University, MFA, Creative Writing, 1998

Courses Taught

  • Academic Reading and Writing
  • Advanced Composition
  • American Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • History and Study of the English Language
  • Editing
  • Classical Rhetoric for Contemporary Students
  • 20th Centure Poetry

Academic Research and Creative Work/Interests

Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum, History of English, Literature, First-Year Experience, Rhetoric, General Education

Recent Publications/Installations/Performances

2018 "Can't, Won't: How Bloom's Affective Domain Shapes Student Performance." Conference on College Composition an Communication, 3/17/2018, Kansas City, Missouri.

2017 "Waltz for Debbie." (Poetry) The Midwest Quarterly LIX. 1 Autumn, 2017: 66. Print.

2017 (with William Allegrezza and Garin Cycholl). "Trumpus." Resist Much, Obey Little. Eds.
Boughn, et. al. 1st edit. New York: Dispatches Editions, 2017. 27. Print.

2017 "A History of Fire." (Poetry) Think. Read. Talk. Indiana Humanities Council, April 2017. Web.

When I was in college, I was lucky to have faculty who always took time to help me. The only way I've ever figured out to repay them has been to try to do the same thing.

Professional Organization Memberships

National College Teachers of English
Associated Writing Programs

On Being at SVC

This place is magical. Some of the magic happens slowly, as faculty and staff work behind scenes to help students accomplish dreams. Some of it is in sudden transformations. And some of it is in the everyday astonishments of Everett Mansion and of Southern Vermont.

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