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Skidmore College
English Department

Caitlin Jorgensen

L. Caitlin Jorgensen

teaching Professor & Director of Writing Center

Ph.D, British Renaissance literature and Rhetoric and Composition, University of South Carolina
M.A., English, University of Tennessee

Office: Palamountain 326
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Prof. Jorgensen has been teaching writing for over 25 years, most recently at Skidmore for the last 8 years. She has been a writing tutor at University of Tennessee, University of South Carolina, and Yale University, and she served as Assistant Director of the Writing Center at University of South Carolina. Prof. Jorgensen’s writing classes emphasize one-on-one consultation and extensive revision while centering the writer’s goals.

Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Food Writing and the Rhetoric of Food
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • The Essay
  • English Renaissance Literature

Courses Taught:

  • English 105: Food Fights
  • English 103
  • English 211
  • English 303H

Other interests:

  • Baking
  • Knitting
  • Putting up jam in the summer, applesauce in the fall, and socks and blankets all winter long.