David Shawn


Associate Director for Writing in the Disciplines
Master Lecturer


100 Bay State Road, Room 335
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1998 Ph.D. Boston University (American Studies)
1992 M.A. University of Massachusetts, Boston (American Civilization)
1983 B.A. Boston College (English)


David Shawn has taught a variety of WR seminars, including “Lincoln & His Legacy,” “Running for the Presidency,” “Oratory in America,” “Emerson and His Circle,” and “Antebellum Reform.” He has also served as Coordinator of the CAS Writing Center for the last eight years.

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