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Patricia Suzanne

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
222 Bryan Hall
201 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, 2002
M.F.A University of Pittsburgh,1996
B.A. Southern Connecticut State University, 1993
ENWR 1501: Writing-Edge
Credits: 1–6
These writing classes are for students in the UVA Edge program. They help students develop critical writing skills for academia, the workplace and life. See https://edge.virginia.edu/ for details.
ENWR 1505: Writing & Critical Inquiry Stretch I
Credits: 3
Part I of the two-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement. For placement guidelines see http://professionalwriting.as.virginia.edu/requirements. Topics vary each semester and can be found using the SIS Class Search.
ENWR 1506: Writing & Critical Inquiry Stretch II
Credits: 3
Part II of the two-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement. For placement guidelines see http://www.engl.virginia.edu/undergraduate/writing/placement. Topics vary each semester and can be found using the SIS Class Search. Prerequisite: ENWR 1505.
ENWR 1510: Writing and Critical Inquiry
Credits: 3
The single-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement-- intended to be taken during the first year of study-- this course approaches writing as a way of generating, representing, and reflecting on critical inquiry. Graded A, B, C, or NC. Students whose last names end in A-K must take ENWR 1510 in the fall; those with last names ending in L-Z take it in the spring.
ENGL 2508: Studies in Fiction
Credits: 3
Studies the techniques of fiction. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENWR 2520: Special Topics in Writing
Credits: 3
Includes courses on writing studies, corporate communications, and digital writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Completion of first writing requirement.
ENLT 2526: Studies in Fiction
Credits: 3
Studies the techniques of fiction. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENWR 2610: Writing with Style
Credits: 3
Develops an understanding of the wide range of stylistic moves in prose writing, their uses, and implications. Students build a rich vocabulary for describing stylistic decisions, imitate and analyze exemplary writing, and discuss each others writing in a workshop setting.
ENWR 3559: New Course in Academic and Professional Writing
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of academic, professional, and creative writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
  • Learning Technology Incubator Grant, College of Arts and Sciences. University of Virginia. 2015.
  • College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Circle grant. Writing Program Teaching Network, a network of experienced and new teachers that I proposed, coordinated and supervised. Northeastern University. 2006.
  • Innovation in Education Award, Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence, University of Pittsburgh. “Integrating Oral and Writing Skills" project (with Dr. John Poulakos, Department of Communication). 2002.
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, Department of English. University of Pittsburgh. 2002.