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																	Christopher 																Neal Schumerth

Christopher Neal Schumerth

Academic Advisor
317-274-2865
IN, (CA) 401

Bio

Biography

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.

Education

Education

  • MFA University of South Carolina 2015
  • BA Anderson University 2007

Awards

Awards

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)

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

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

Location

Location:
IN, (CA) 401
Address:
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202