Ryan Cordell is a Ph.D. Candidate in the University of Virginia’s English Department. He currently directs UVA’s Writing Center and is writing his dissertation, “‘That Great Burning Day’: Apocalyptic in Antebellum Literature and Culture.” Ryan will defend his dissertation in July 2010.
Ryan will start in August 2010 as Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing-Across-the-Curriculum at St. Norbert College.
Ryan also helps with the Red Schoolhouse project, a new website that aims to supplement writing instruction at UVA and bring UVA’s Little Red Schoolhouse writing curriculum into high schools and colleges around the country.
You can find out more about what Ryan’s up to (including upcoming conferences) on his personal homepage.