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[Photo]: Christopher Neal Schumerth

Christopher Neal Schumerth

Campus Address: CA401
Phone: 317-274-2865
Email: cnschume@iupui.edu
[Icon]: Website http://chrisschumerth.com/ Website


Academic Advisor


B.A. Political Science, Anderson University, 2007 M.A. English, IUPUI, 2012 MFA Creative Writing, University of South Carolina, 2015


Chris Schumerth joined the advising staff in 2016 after completing an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of South Carolina. He is also an IUPUI alum, having completed his M.A. in English at IUPUI in 2012. As a writer, Chris's work has appeared in Salon, the Miami Herald, In the Fray, Front Porch Republic, Comment Magazine, and in other places. Chris is also an alum of the Teach For America program and has taught in the writing program at IUPUI and at South Carolina.

Academic Interests

creative nonfiction writing, contemporary American literature, Northern Ireland, race, incarceration policy, conflict


-In the Fray, Best Commentary (2015) -Indiana Faith and Writing Conference, Fiction Contest winner (2015) -PeacePlayers International - Northern Ireland fellowship (2012-2013) -Center for Public Service fellowship (2005-2007)

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