Ann O'Brien


M.A., English, Colorado State University
M.B.A., Boston University
B.S., Journalism, University of Colorado
B.S., Business w/emphasis in Health Care, University of Colorado

Areas of Interest

Twentieth Century American Literature, Writing and Rhetoric in Business, College Composition Instruction

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 99: Components of Writing

Recent Presentations and Discussions

  • "The Use of Popular News Magazines: Productive Learning Material in the First Year Composition Classroom." Southwest Texas Popular American Culture Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, February, 2010
  • "Toward a New 21st Century Pedagogy: Consistency, Cultural Literacy, and Civic Discourse in the First Year Composition Classroom." First Year Composition Symposium, Colorado State University-Pueblo, 2009Editor and Contributing Writer, The Medical Education and Research Institute of Colorado, 204-2008