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 is a journalist who 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.

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