Hello, and welcome to my faculty page!
My name is Dr. Sheldon Walcher! I am the Director of the Composition Program at Roosevelt University, where I also currently oversee the English Graduate Credential in the Teaching of Writing Program.
I received my Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Utah, and hold an MFA in Creative Writing from Penn State University. As an undergraduate, I double-majored in Philosophy and Literature at the University of California at Santa Cruz.
In addition to having studied all over the United States, I have lived and traveled extensively around the world. I was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — and have traveled throughout Europe, Latin America, Africa, India, Asia and Australia. Indeed, I taught English in Osaka, Japan for several years, and will be making my fourth trip to Thailand this summer!