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Frank P. Gaughan

Associate Professor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric


Degrees

PHD, 2006, CUNY Gr Sch & Univ Cnt; MA, 1995, Univ Mass Boston; BA, 1993, CUNY Queens Coll


Bio

Dr. Frank Gaughan joined Hofstra in 2003, after studying English and composition at the University of Massachusetts at Boston and at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He co-edited Collaborating, Literature, and Composition: Essays for Teachers and Writers (Hampton 2007). He frequently teaches in Hofstra’s First Year Connections (FYC) program, offering courses that focus on popular music, education, and nature writing, His current research focuses on relationships between environmental history and national identity.


Teaching Interests

First-year Writing, Ecocomposition, Nature Writing, Environmental History, Collaboration, Co-Authorship, Assessment, Plagiarism

Research Interests

First-year Writing, Ecocomposition, Nature Writing, Environmental History, Collaboration, Co-Authorship, Assessment, Plagiarism

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
WSC 001 COMPOSITION Undergraduate
WSC 002 COMPOSITION Undergraduate
WSC 155P GRAMMAR FOR ENGINEERS Undergraduate
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