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Allan Borst


Address: 22A Glebe Street, Room 105
Office Hours: Thursdays 3:30-5:00 and by appointment

Recent Presentations

“Biomedicine, Risk Society, and the Rhetoric of Community,” Rhetoric Society of America, Minneapolis, June 2018

 “Dear Data”: Data Visualization meet FYC,” CCCC Summer Conference, Denver, July 2018


Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.A., The Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests

  • 20th/21st-century U.S. literary and cultural studies
  • Undergraduate writing and research
  • Medical humanities, with specific interest in:
    • addiction & recovery
    • genetics & biomedicalization

Courses Taught

ENGL 110: Intro to Academic Writing