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Faculty & Academic Advisors

Please review our Advisors and Schedules page for a list of office hours. Office hours for Fall 2023 begin on Monday August 21st, 2023. For summer advising, please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.

Carter Michelle
Professor
Advisor, Thesis Reader. Fall 2023 office hrs. began on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
Department Chairperson Nona Caspers
Professor
Advisor, Thesis Reader. Fall 2023 office hrs. began on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
Joseph Cassara
Assistant Professor
Advisor, Thesis Reader. Fall 2023 office hrs. began on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
Professor May-lee Chai
Professor, Graduate Coordinator
Advisor & Thesis Reader. Fall 2023 office hrs. began on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
(415) 338-1118
Professor Maxine Chernoff
Professor
Advisor, Thesis Reader. On leave Spring 2023. Fall 2023 office hrs. began on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
(415) 338-2019
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Carolina De Robertis (They/Them/Theirs)
Professor
Advisor, Thesis Reader. Fall 2023 office hrs. began on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
(415) 338-1550
Tonya Foster
Assistant Professor
Advisor, Thesis Reader. Fall 2023 office hrs. begin on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
Paul Hoover
Paul Hoover (He/Him/His)
Professor
Advisor, Thesis Reader. Fall 2023 office hrs. began on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
(415) 338-3157
Andrew Joron
Associate Professor, Acting Chairperson
Advisor, Thesis reader, Acting Chairperson
510-990-5186
Michael David Lukas
Assistant Professor
Advisor, Thesis Reader. Fall 2023 office hrs. begin on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
(415) 338-6986
Chanan Tigay
Chanan Tigay (He/Him/His)
Associate Professor
Advisor, Thesis Reader. Fall 2023 office hrs. begin on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
(415) 338-3155

Lecturer Faculty

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Graduate Teaching Associate
Advising for C W 101.04
Matthew Clark Davison
Lecturer Faculty
On Leave, Fall 2023. B.A. Advising in Spring and Fall.
(415) 338-3084
Donna de la Perrière
Lecturer Faculty
Fall 2023 office hrs. begin on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
(415) 338-1680
Steve Dickison
Lecturer Faculty
Director of the Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives. Fall 2023 office hrs. begin on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
(415) 338-3401
Anne Galjour
Lecturer Faculty
Fall 2023 office hrs. begin on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
(415) 338-3081
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Graduate Teaching Associate
Advisor and Instructor for C W 101.03
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Graduate Teaching Associate
Advisor and Instructor for C W 101.02
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Graduate Teaching Associate
Advisor and Instructor for C W 101.01
Junse Kim
Lecturer Faculty
Fall 2023 office hrs. begin on August 21, 2023. For summer advising please reach out to cwriting@sfsu.edu and you will be directed to the available advisor.
(415) 338-3084
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Graduate Teaching Associate
Advisor and Instructor for C W 101.02

Staff

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Academic Office Coordinator
Creative Writing
(415) 338-1810
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Katherine Kwid (She/Her/Hers)
Academic Services Coordinator
(415) 338-1891