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Jeanne Olson

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

Biography

Jeanne Olson holds a doctorate in English studies with an emphasis on 19th and 20th century American literature. She has been an instructor in Arizona State University's Writing Programs since 1996, focusing on teaching undergraduate courses in first-year composition studies with an emphasis on research-based, academic writing courses. 

Olson graduated from ASU's Department of English with both her master's degree and doctorate. Her research interest focused on literary non-fiction, particularly travel narratives of tourists in the American West of the late 19th/early 20th centuries.

Olson is involved in community volunteer work focused on focused on environmental sustainability and elder care.

Education

  • Ph.D. English, Arizona State University 1996. Dissertation: Writing the Wild West: Travel Narratives of the Late  Nineteenth Century Tourist.
  • M.A. English,  Arizona State University 1989. Thesis: The Degradation of the Small Town in Larry McMurtrys Early  Novels.
  • B.A. English, Eastern Montana College, Billings, MT 1985

Research Interests

Literary non-fiction Nature Writing, Research-Based writing on Contemporary Social Issues, 

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition