DA, University at Albany
Dr. Juliette Gutmann is a full-time lecturer for the Writing and Critical Inquiry Program. She previously directed First Year Studies, an Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences program for first year students, in the Department of Communication and Media at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
While team-teaching interdisciplinary courses in first-year composition and ecological economics, she developed and taught courses in creative writing (poetry, short story and creative nonfiction).
Her teaching and research interests include creative writing, first year teaching and learning, excellence in undergraduate education, literature and eastern religions.
Poet and memoirist, she has taught English as a Second Language at the University of Florence and the European University in Florence, Italy. She is currently at work on a poetry chapbook, Sepia & Wool.
Research Interests: Poetry and poetics, creative nonfiction, first-year college writing, Italian language and culture, body/mind practices in Asian philosophies and religions