Department of English

Rory Laverty

LecturerRory Laverty
Morton Hall 103A


B.A., English, Amherst College, 1996
M.F.A., Creative Nonfiction, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2007

Academic Interests

Rory Laverty teaches reading and writing in a variety of forms, always with an emphasis on close textual analysis, dynamic writing and a Socratic-dialogue form of class discussion. His specialties and interests include the teaching of journalism, composition, contemporary nonfiction and American and English literature. He is writing a series of mystery novels set in the Wilmington area.

Courses Taught

ENG 101 College Reading & Writing I
ENG 103 Honors College Reading & Writing
ENG 110 Introduction to Literature
ENG 201 College Reading & Writing II
ENG 202 Introduction to Journalism
ENG 223 American Literature Until 1870
ENG 302 Advanced Journalism Workshop