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Wil Fine

Wil Fine

Assistant Teaching Professor
(814) 863-9276
215 Burrowes Building
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Fall 2022 Office Hours

MW, 12:15-1:15; F, 8:00-9:00 via Zoom (please email me in advance); by appointment

Education

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

Professional Bio

Wil is an Assistant Professor of Teaching English in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR), and offers courses in composition, rhetoric, and advanced writing. Wil also serves on the Teaching and Research Faculty Advisory Committee for the Department of English.

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 University Park.

Wil first began teaching at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), where he earned his M.A. in the Teaching of English. While at IUP, he taught undergraduate courses in writing and literature. After earning his M.A., Wil completed additional coursework at IUP in instructional design, multimedia, and adult education.

Outside of the Penn State system, Wil 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, instructional design, composition theory, and critical theory.