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Creative Writing Program

Beth Loffreda

Associate Professor for the Department of American Studies and the Creative Writing Program

Ph.D., Rutgers

B.A., University of Virigina


Cooper House 208


Losing Matt Shepard: life and politics in the aftermath of anti-gay murder (Columbia UP, 2000); The Racial Imaginary, co-edited with Claudia Rankine and Max King Cap (Fence Books, 2015). Recent essays and short fiction in EPOCH, Boundary 2 High Desert Journal, and the collections Fracture, The Manifesto Project, and West of 98.

Teaching Awards

UW's Ellbogen Meritorious Teaching Award

Jason Thompson Commitment to Diversity Award

Top Ten Teacher

Mortarboard Top Prof

Extraordinary Merit in Advising

UDSS "Going the Extra Mile" award

Interests & Hobbies

Mountain Biking

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