Master Lecturer


100 Bay State Road, Room 340
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1997 Ph.D. University of Michigan (English Language and Literature)
1989 B.A. Wesleyan University (English)


Sarah Madsen Hardy has been part of the CAS Writing Program faculty since 2004, where she has taught courses in creative nonfiction, medical humanities, public writing, and writing pedagogy. Her interests include cultural studies, genre theory, and the teaching of writing and information literacy. Her current research focuses on information literacy habits of mind in the first-year writing classroom. She has served as interim director of BU’s Center for Teaching and Learning and as a member the Provost’s Inclusive Pedagogy Working Group, and she has enjoyed mentoring several cohorts of Boston Public School graduates who have earned scholarships to BU through the Boston Scholars Program.