Carrie Brecke

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Literature and Languages
Instructor in English and Women’s & Gender Studies
Director of University Writing Center

Master’s Degree from University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Interests: Writing Pedagogy; Feminist, Composition, and Critical Theory
  • Chicago Phone: 312-322-7141
  • Chicago Room: AUD650

Biography: Carrie Brecke is the Director of the Writing Center and an Instructor in English and Women’s and Gender Studies. Her areas of interest are Critical Pedagogy and Composition Theory, Feminist Theory, and Sexuality and Literature. In English, she has taught myriad courses from beginning and advanced writing courses to Literary Theory and Practice. In Women’s and Gender Studies, she has most recently taught Feminist Theories of the Body, Ecofeminism and Feminist Theories of Violence. She has a Master’s Degree in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago and seventeen years of experience in teaching and Writing Center administration. Currently, she is working on four projects: Identifying Tutors: Demographics and the Conundrum of Privilege; Beyond Identity: Peerness as a Tutoring Strategy; Heteronormativity and the Violence of Happy-Ever-After; and a novel.