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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


Appointments

Academic Advisor

Education

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

Bio

Chris Schumerth is a native hoosier and an alum of the Teach For America program. He started working as an advisor in a residential college at the University of South Carolina but is glad to be back at IUPUI, one of his alma maters. As a writer, Chris's work has appeared in the Miami Herald, Salon, In the Fray, Relevant Magazine, and a number of other places.

Academic Interests

academic advising, creative nonfiction writing, American literature, Northern Ireland, urban education

Teaching

W131 (Elemntary Composition I)

Awards

-Indiana Faith and Writing Conference, Fiction Award (2015) -PeacePlayers International - Northern Ireland fellowship (2012-2013) -Center for Public Service fellowship (2005-2007)

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