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Allison Gernant


Assistant Lecturer in the LeaRN Program and the English Department, First Year Seminar Coordinator | Fall Bridge First Year Seminar Coordinator 

Coe 108 & Hoyt 215,



Allison Gernant teaches first-year seminars, first year composition, courses in the Bridge Program and the English Department, and coordinates UW First Year Seminars.  Her research and teaching interests include learning about successful strategies for first-year college students; role playing games in higher education, and using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to promote social justice in university classrooms. She enjoys theatre, fly-fishing, and going on walks around Laramie with her dog, Chester. In the long winters, she volunteers with Laramie's Medicine Bow Nordic Association (MBNA) to teach cross-country skiing to children ages five to ten.



M.A. University of Wyoming

B.A. Grinnell College


Recent and Upcoming Courses

First Year Seminar: America in 1913 

Academic Success Skills

Practicum in College Teaching

College Composition and Rhetoric I

College Composition and Rhetoric II

Technical Writing in the Professions

Writing for Non-Profits


Selected Awards

Ellbogen Outstanding Graduate Assistant Teaching Award 2003 

PIE Teaching Award 2018 & 2019 

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