Loyola University Chicago

Writing Center

Amy Kessel


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Amy Kessel earned a BA in English Literature and Composition and a Secondary Education Certification from Beloit College and an MA in English Literature from the University of Chicago. She has been teaching composition and literature to college students for 29 years and has been directing the LUC Writing Center for seven years. She enjoys stories in all forms, gardening, and spending time with all kinds of animals, including human ones. 

Specialties: Amy’s academic interests include constructing and deconstructing arguments, film and popular culture studies, and Victorian literature. She teaches a variety of core literature courses, UCWR 110, and Theory and Practice of Writing Tutoring (ENGL 220).