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Skidmore College
English Department

Philip Boshoff

Associate Professor

B.A., SUNY College at Oneonta
M.A. and Ph.D., Purdue University

Office: Palamountain 309
Phone: (518) 580-5155

Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Expository writing theory and pedagogy
  • Discourse and literary theory
  • Collaborative learning
  • Modern English novelists (esp. Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Evelyn Waugh, and Graham Greene)
  • Fiction writing

Courses Taught:

  • EN 103: Writing Seminar I
  • EN 105: Writing Seminar II
  • EN 105H: Writing Seminar II
  • EN 110: Introduction to Literary Studies
  • EN 211: Fiction
  • EN 229: Love in the Novel
  • EN 303H: Peer Tutoring Project
  • EN 312: Modern English Novel
  • EN 363: Fictional Intimacies

Professional Activity:

  • Publications (articles)
  • Sports in literature
  • Writing Center tutoring and administration
  • Metagcognition and ESL instruction
  • On-line distance learning in college composition
  • High school-college collaborative learning projects
  • Teaching gifted and talented adolescents