Aj Ferguson
Curriculum Vitae
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Education

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Master of Fine Arts in English (Fiction), 2010
Master’s Thesis: Stormland: A Novel
Committee: Papatya Bucak, Mark Scroggins, and Eric Berlatsky

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Bachelor of Arts in English, Magna Cum Laude, 2007
Minor in Business Administration, 2007

Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, FL
Associates Degree, 2004


Certifications

WAC Instructor Certification, Writing Across the Curriculum Program, FAU, 2010
Master Tutor Certification, College Reading and Learning Association, 2009


Experience

Instructor, Florida Atlantic University, Fall 2010 – Spring 2014.
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Florida Atlantic University Writing Program, 2007-2010.
Consultant, Florida Atlantic University Center for Excellence in Writing, 2006-2010.

Courses Taught

ENC 1101: College Writing I, Fall 2007, Fall 2010, Spring 2012
ENC 1102: College Writing II, Spring 2008, Spring 2011, Fall 2011
ENC 1930: University Scholars Seminar in English: “Fear, Faith, and Fiction: Science and Literature in the 20th Century.” Fall 2011
LIT 2010: Interpretation of Fiction, Fall 2012
LIT 2030: Interpretation of Poetry, Fall 2010, Fall 2012
CRW 3010: Creative Writing, Fall 2009, Fall 2011
ENC 3213: Writing for Management, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012


Honors, Awards, & Fellowships

University Honors Program Faculty Fellowship, for the development and teaching of ENC 1930: University Scholars Seminar in English, “Fear, Faith, and Fiction: Science and Literature in the 20th Century.” Florida Atlantic University, Fall 2011.

Howard Pierce Creative Thesis Award, 2009/2010, Florida Atlantic University. Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, Member.

Phi Kappa Phi, International Honor Society, Member.


Scholarship & Research

Publications: Creative & Non-fiction

Por la Noche.C4: The Chamber Four Lit Mag. (forthcoming)
Tactics for Teaching (Almost) Paperless Writing.The Chronicle of Higher Education. May 2011.
“Mission Hunter: Interview with Hunter S. Thompson.” Pulp Magazine. September 1995.

Scholarly & Professional Conference Presentations

“Merging and Emerging: What Does a Merger with a Center for Teaching and Learning Mean for the Identity of a Writing Center and the Role of its Consultants?” Florida Regional Writing Center Annual Conference, University of South Florida, April 2009.

“The Asymptotic Relationship of Creative Writing and the Writing Center: Navigating Away from the Obvious.” Florida Regional Writing Center Annual Conference, University of South Florida, April 2009.

“Jorge Luis Borges: Exploring the Narrow Complexity of Sublime Style.” English Graduate Student Society Annual Spring Conference, Florida Atlantic University, March 2009.

 

Professional & University Service

Reviewer, Intellectual Foundations Program Review (IFP) for Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), FAU, Fall 2001.

Editor-in-Chief, Coastlines Magazine, 2008-2010.

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