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Wil Fine

Wil Fine

Lecturer, EFT

215 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

University Park , PA 16802
Email:
Office Phone: (814) 863-9276

Office Hours:

  • Spring 2017:
  • M, 2:30-3:15; W, 10:00-11:00; F, 2:30-3:15; by appointment

Education

  1. M.A. in English - Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
  2. B.A. in English - University of Pittsburgh, 1999.

Professional Bio

Wil is an Extended Fixed-term Lecturer for the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR), where he teaches courses in composition, rhetoric, and advanced writing. Wil began his Penn State career in 2002 as adjunct faculty at the Altoona College. In 2005, he was granted a full-time appointment at the University Park campus.

Wil first began teaching while at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his M.A. in the Teaching of English. While at IUP, he taught undergraduate courses in writing and literature.

Wil also completed a three-year stint as an instructor at the University of Pittsburgh's Johnstown Campus, where he taught extensively in the Professional Writing Program. While at Pitt, Wil also played an integral role in revamping the Freshman Composition Survey and served as Web advisor to Backroads, the Creative Writing Program's literary magazine.

Wil's academic interests include visual and digital rhetorics, composition theory, and writing for the Web.