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Erin Striff

Associate Professor

English and Modern Languages

College of Arts and Sciences
860.768.4939 Auerbach Hall 204D
Education

PhD, University of Wales, Cardiff

BA, University of Pennsylvania


Erin Striff teaches creative writing, drama and literature. She received her BA in English and History from the University of Pennsylvania and her PhD in English from Cardiff University, Wales, UK. As the Harry Jack Gray Distinguished Teaching Humanist for 2018-2020, her focus is on storytelling and oral communication in teaching and learning. She is a playwright with two published plays; her work has been produced in several countries. Striff edited the book Performance Studies and has published a wide range of scholarly articles on theatre and performance. Her current focus is on fiction—her work has appeared in Split Lit Magazine and *82 Review.