William Wyatt

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Writing
Pronouns He / Him / His Email william.wyatt@usc.edu Office JEF 150 Office Phone (213) 740-1980


Yance Wyatt is Associate Professor of Writing at the University of Southern California, where he served as Director of the Writing Center for five years.  He teaches a range of courses including “Writing 150: Writing and Critical Thinking,” “Writing 340: Advanced Writing,” and “CORE 195: Creative Writing Workshop.”  Prior to joining the faculty of the Writing Program, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Arizona State University and a Master of Professional Writing degree (an M.F.A. equivalent) from USC with an emphasis in fiction.  His short stories have been published in more than a dozen literary journals and nominated twice for The Pushcart Prize.


  • M.P.W. Fiction, University of Southern California, 2008
  • B.S. Psychology, Arizona State University, 2004
  • Research, Teaching, Practice, and Clinical Appointments

    • Associate Professor (Teaching) of Writing, University of Southern California, 2014-
    • Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Writing , University of Southern California, 2011-2014
    • Director, The Writing Center, University of Southern California, 2009-2014
    • Lecturer, University of Southern California, 2008-2011
    • (Spring 2023) WRIT 340. Advanced Writing, MWF 12:00pm – 12:50pm, GFS228
    • (Spring 2023) WRIT 340. Advanced Writing, MWF 01:00pm – 01:50pm, GFS221
    • (Spring 2023) WRIT 340. Advanced Writing, MW 02:00pm – 03:20pm, KAP138