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Chris Schedler

Department of English
L&L 423
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7558
Phone: (509) 963-3432

Chair and Professor of English

Christopher Schedler was born and raised in California, with a quick detour east to pursue his B.A. in English and Religion at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. He returned to the west coast to earn his M.A. and Ph.D. in English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He joined the English Department at CWU in Fall 2003. His teaching and research interests include American Literature , Multicultural Literatures (particularly American Indian and Latino/a), Latin American Literatures, Modernism, and Border Theory. He has published one book, Border Modernism: Intercultural Readings in American Literary Modernism (Routledge 2002), as well as articles on Ernest Hemingway, Willa Cather, Américo Paredes, Alejandro Morales, Gerald Vizenor, and John Joseph Mathews. He has been honored with the University Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award, Outstanding Faculty Service Award and Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award from the College of Arts and Humanities, and the Excellence in Teaching Award from the CWU Alumni Association. He was Co-Director of the Latino and Latin American Studies program from 2010-12 and served as Faculty Director and Executive Director of Multimodal Learning from 2012-18, overseeing online learning, distance education, and the Multimodal Education Center on campus. He currently serves as Chair of the English Department.

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