Deanna Benjamin has taught critical and creative writing at Washington University since 2008. Her studies and teaching focus on theories of identity, memory, and storytelling, as well as the histories and structures of the essay, memoir, and lyric prose. She also serves as an assistant dean in the College Office, where she is a four-year advisor, the director of the Peer Advising Program, co-director of the McLeod First-Year Writing Prize, a member of the External Fellowships committee, and a Pre-Health Advisor.
Assistant Dean in College of Arts & Sciences
MFA, Vermont College of Fine Arts