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Caley Feagin

Lecturer

Contact Information
E-mail: feagin@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-3250
Office: WPH 404

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Faculty Profile on Departmental Website
Personal Website
 

Biographical Sketch

CALEY O'DWYER is an Associate Professor (teaching) in the University of Southern California's Writing Program, where he teaches Advanced Writing in the Arts and Humanities, Visual and Performing Arts, and Social Sciences, as well as lower-division writing. He is also the Director of the Undergraduate Writers' Conference. This is his sixteenth consecutive year teaching. Previous to his work at USC, he taught at the University of California, Irvine for seven years where he served four years as an Assistant Course Director and three as editor of _A Student Guide to Writing at UCI_. In addition to teaching writing, he has also trained and mentored graduate student teachers and new lecturers for eight years (at UCI and USC). In 2009 he was nominated for the USC Parents Association Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award and in Spring 2010 he was awarded the USC Advanced Writing Teaching Award. He is a published poet (his first book of poems, _Full Nova_, is available on amazon.com) and has published an essay called "Email Small Group Peer Review Revisited" in _Computers and Composition_. His poem, "Four Darks in Red, 1958," was on display at the Tate Modern Museum in London (as part of the winter 2008 Mark Rothko retrospective), and he is working on two additional collections of poetry.
 

Education

M.A. Clinical Psychology (Marriage and Family Therapy), Phillips Graduate Institute, 5/2008
M.F.A. , UC - Irvine, 6/1999
B.A. , Sarah Lawrence College, 5/1992
NONE , Oxford University
M.F.A. Creative Writing and English Literature, University of California, Irvine
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Non-Tenure Track Appointments

Associate Professor (teaching) in the Writing Program, University of Southern California, 08/01/2008-  
 

Visiting and Temporary Appointments

Visiting Poet (one day), Biola University, 03/13/2009  
Visiting Poetry Workshop Instructor (one day), Whittier College, 10/17/2008  
 

Conferences and Other Presentations

Conference Presentations

""Educational Blogging: Opportunities and Risks," part of a panel on "A Remixing of Tools: Embedding Blogs in Showcase E-Portfolios." ", College Composition and Communication, Talk/Oral Presentation, Louisville, Kentucky, USC College, Invited, Spring 2010   
 

Publications

Book

Feagin, C. O. (2001). Full Nova. P.O. Box 20602, Alexandria, Virginia 22320-1602: Orchises Press.
 

Journal Article

Feagin, C. O., Strenski, E., Singer, J. (2005). Email Small Group Peer Review Revisited. Computers and Composition/Elsevier Science. pp. p. 191-208.
 

Poem

O'Dwyer, C. (2011). "Field Design". (Kirstin Hotelling Zona, Ed.). pp. 25-27. Normal, Illinois. The Spoon River Poetry Review.
O'Dwyer, C. (2010). Green and Blue, 1957. (Colette LaBouff Atkinson, Ed.). Zocalo. Green and Blue, 1957
Feagin, C. O. (2009). Yellow Greens, 1953. (Carol Frith and Laverne Frith, Ed.). pp. pg. #26. Sacramento, CA. Ekphrasis.
Feagin, C. O. (2009). Black on Marron, 1959. (Carol Frith and Laverne Frith, Ed.). pp. pg. 27. Sacramento, CA. Ekphrasis.
Feagin, C. O. (2009). Violet, Black, Orange, Yellow on White and Red, 1949. (Carol Frith and Laverne Frith, Ed.). pp. pg. 28. Sacramento, CA. Ekphrasis.
Feagin, C. O. (2008). "Black on Maroon". Burnside Review.
Feagin, C. O. (2007). "Help". Pearl Magazine.
Feagin, C. O. (2007). "Moving On". Orange Coast Review.
Feagin, C. O. (2007). "Untitled, 1949". Orange Coast Review.
Feagin, C. O. (2007). "White Center". Tuesday.
Feagin, C. O. (2006). "Four Darks in Red, 1958". (Tony Barnstone PhD., Ed.). New Jersey. The Pleasures of Poetry/Prentice Hall.
Feagin, C. O. (2005). "Untitled, 1960" and "Black on Maroon, 1959". pp. p. 77-79. Irvine, CA. Faultine/University of California, Irvine.
 

Multimedia Scholarship and Creative Works

Poetry, My poem, "Four Darks in Red," 1958, first published in _Alaska Quarterly Review_ in 2003, was chosen by the Tate Modern Museum in London for their multimedia guide. The poem was on display at the Tate Modern as part of their Mark Rothko retrospective through January 2009., Fall 2008   
Website, Some of my creative works can be seen at my personal website: http://www.caleyodwyer.com, 2006-2007   
Technology Initiative, Participated in the Writing Program's Technology Initiative, headed by Geoff Middlebrook., Spring 2007   
 

Honors and Awards

USC or School/Dept Award for Teaching, Awarded the Advanced Writing Teaching Award, 2009-2010   
Nominated for the USC Parents Association Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award, Fall 2009   
 

Service to the University

Committees

Member, The Writing Program Mentoring Committee, 2011-2012   
Member, Writing Committee, a subcommittee of the University Committee on Curriculum, 2011-2012   
Member, Writing Committee, a subcommittee of the University Committee on Curriculum, 2010-2011   
Member, Faculty Evaluation Committee, Spring 2011   
Member, Currently serving on the University Committee on Curriculum as part of the Sub-Committee on Writing., 2009-2010   
Member, Currently serving on the University Committee on Curriculum as part of the Sub-Committee on Writing., 2008-2009   
Member, Faculty Merit Review Committee, 2004-2005   
 

Other Service to the University

Director of the Undergraduate Writers' Conference and associated contest., 2011-2012   
Director of the Undergraduate Writers' Conference and associated contest., 2010-2011   
Director of the Undergraduate Writer's Conference and associated contest., 2009-2010   
Co-judged the Undergraduate Writing Contest. Co-led fall training of incoming Assistant Lecturers and co-presented a special presentation on "Facillitating Learning in the Writing Workshop.", 2006-2007   
Co-judged the Undergraduate Writing Contest, presented awards at the Awards Banquet, and led a panel at the Undergraduate Writing Conference. Co-led fall training of incoming Assistant Lecturers and co-presented a special presentation on "Facillitating Learning in the Writing Workshop.", 2005-2006   
 
 
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