Colleen Birchett, Ph.D.’s Profile

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Colleen Birchett, Ph.D.
Title
Assistant Professor Adjunct
Department
English
Office Location
NAM 529
Academic interests

Pedagogy of Teaching Writing, African American Studies, Womanist, Liberationist and Postcolonial Theology.

Bio

Dr. Birchett teaches English 1121, 1101 and Introduction to Literature, 2000. She has been teaching at City Tech since the Fall of 2011. She has a Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Her dissertation title is “Using Television to Cultivate Cognitive Skills involved in Descriptive Writing”. Her M.Div. Thesis title is “Hagar in the Hip Hop Wilderness”. Among her publications is a study guide to Michelle Alexander’s classic, “The New Jim Crow,” and “Africans Who Shaped Our Faith, a study of Africans in the Bible”, co-authored with Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.. She has served as a columnist for “Trumpet Magazine”, and as served as the editor and writer of curriculum materials for young adults and teenagers.

Work Phone
718-260-5392
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My Courses

English 2001   Introduction to Literature: Fiction

English 2001 Introduction to Literature: Fiction

Short Stories from the African, Asian, European and Latin American Diasporas

ENG 1121 Writing and Social Justice Fall 2018

ENG 1121 Writing and Social Justice Fall 2018

English 1121 develops skill in using both primary and secondary sources for research purposes, and for literary criticism. It engages writing and critical thinking processes of brainstorming, organizing, drafting, revising, editing and publishing essays. Students gain experience incorporating research from outside sources into expository, argumentative and literary critical essays.

English 1101

English 1101

“In the News”: Researching and Writing about Current Events

My Projects

The Open Road

The Open Road

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First-Year Writing Professional Development

First-Year Writing Professional Development

This project is for faculty participating in professional development for the First-Year Writing program at City Tech.

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

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First Year Writing OER

First Year Writing OER

A site for the First Year Writing OER

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