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Aaron Crippen

Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Instructor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Biography

Aaron Crippen is a writer and translator whose awards include a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and the PEN Texas Literary Award for Poetry. He attended the University of Virginia, graduating with honors, then spent most of the 1990's living and teaching in China, where he became proficient at translating Chinese poetry. This led him complete a Master of Fine Arts degree and doctorate degree at the University of Houston. He then taught for several years in Georgia before moving on to prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing. Now, Dr. Crippen has been teaching Writing at ASU's Tempe campus for six years, during which time he also earned an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction--ESL at ASU, making him a proud alumnus of ASU as well as a faculty member. Dr. Crippen enjoys and finds urgency in helping to prepare students for the future. He also loves running the desert trails in Tonto National Forest.

Education

B.A. University of Virginia: English Language and Literature

M.F.A. University of Houston: Creative Writing--Poetry

Ph.D. University of Houston: English Literature and Creative Writing

M.A. Curriculum and Instruction--ESL

Research Interests

Modern Chinese poetry, Gu Cheng, Tang poetry, Du Fu, Cao Ba Quat

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
WAC 107 Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
WAC 101 Intro to Academic Writing
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 107 First-Year Composition
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 108 First-Year Composition
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 108 First-Year Composition

Honors/Awards

National Endowment for the Arts Literary Fellow

PEN Texas Literary Award for Poetry

Virginia Scholars Fellow

Stella Erhardt Memorial Fellow

Professional Associations

Golden Key International Honour Society Honorary Member

Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society