Biography: Dr. Sherry Lee Linkon

Professor of English and Faculty Director of Writing Curriculum Initiatives, Georgetown University

Photo of Sherry Lee LinkonSherry Lee Linkon is a Professor of English and Director of the Writing Program and the American Studies Program at Georgetown University.  She led the development of Georgetown’s writing in the disciplines requirement and regularly offers workshops and consultations with faculty across campus. Trained in American Studies, her research and teaching cover a wide range of fields, including American literature and culture, interdisciplinary teaching and learning, working-class studies, and writing studies. Her books include Literary Learning: Teaching the English Major (Indiana, 2011) and The Half-Life of Deindustrialization: Working-Class Writers on Economic Restructuring (Michigan, 2018).

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