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Edward Fristrom

Edward Fristrom, PhD

Co-Director, Certificate Program in Medical Humanities
Associate Teaching Professor of English
Department of English and Philosophy
Office: 5039 MacAlister Hall
ecf35@drexel.edu
Phone: 215.895.1824
Fax: 215.895.1071

Education:

  • BA, English, University of Puget Sound
  • MA, Creative Writing emphasis in Fiction, University of California
  • PhD, Writing, Teaching and Criticism with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition, State University of New York at Albany

Bio:

I work in the writing program and am co-director of the medical humanities certificate program. Recently my interests have turned to writing associated with the gas industry's impact on Northern Pennsylvania where my extended family owns a farm. I've been interested not only in the rhetoric associated with the debate over fracking but in the role of personal narrative, poetry, and fiction. Outside the academy, I spend much of my time with music and photography.