creative writing faculty

Christina N. Cook

Adjunct Professor, Humanities
(603) 359-3786 | christina.cook@colby-sawyer.edu

Teaches creative writing. Her poems, translations, book reviews, interviews, and essays have appeared in a number of literary journals. A former speechwriter for the president of Dartmouth College and teacher of compository writing at Colby-Sawyer, her scholarly interests include 19th century British poetry and contemporary French and American poetry.

Ewa Chrusciel

Associate Professor, Humanities
(603) 526-3645 | echrusciel@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined the faculty in 2006. Her educational background in Polish and world literature from the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, as well as her Ph.D. in American contemporary poetry and cognitive poetics provide her with an interdisciplinary and international approach that facilitates and enriches her current teaching and research.

Her area of teaching and scholarly interest lies in pre-modern, modern, and postmodern world poetry, comparative literature, creative writing, translation, and cognitive poetics, including neurological theories of aesthetic experience. She teaches Creative writing, World Lit, Composition, Poetry, Contemporary Prose. | web site

Mike Jauchen

Assistant Professor, Humanities
(603) 526-3884 | mjauchen@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined the faculty in 2009. B.A. in English from Wheaton College (IL); M.A. and Ph.D. in English from The University of Louisiana-Lafayette. His teaching and scholarly interests include creative writing, American literature, film history, modern British and Irish literature (especially Joyce and Beckett), contemporary experimental fictions and poetries, interdisciplinary approaches to textual creation and criticism, and autobiographical writing. His stories, essays, and poems have appeared in a number of print and online journals.