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V. Jo  Hsu, M.F.A., Ph.D.

V. Jo Hsu M.F.A., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow (2016 - Present)

Center for Humanities and Information Predoctoral Fellow (2015-2016)

Co-Coordinator, Graduate Writing Center (2013-2014)

Jacob K. Javits Fellow (2010-2015)

Office: 27 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

University Park , PA 16802

Office Hours:

  • SPRING 2017:
  • T/R: 12:15-1:15pm, F 3:00pm-4:00pm, and by appointment


  1. Ph.D., English (Rhetoric and Composition), Pennsylvania State University (2016)
  2. M.F.A., Creative Writing (Fiction), Pennsylvania State University (2012)
  3. B.A., English; Visual and Dramatic Arts, Rice University (2010)

Professional Bio

Jo Hsu is Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow. Her current research interests concern the use of personal narratives for different political and institutional motives, particularly in the context of diversity and multiculturalism. Jo also holds an M.F.A. in creative writing (fiction) from Penn State. Her fiction, non-fiction, and book reviews are available in a variety of publications.