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Robert Zawatski, MFA

Assistant Teaching Professor of English
Department of English and Philosophy
Office: 5016 MacAlister


  • MFA, Creative Writing, Drexel University
  • MA, Writing Studies, Saint Joseph’s University
  • BS, Business Management, SUNY Empire State College

Research Interests:

  • Creative Writing
  • Fiction
  • First-Year Writing
  • Humor
  • Pop Culture
  • Storytelling


Robert Zawatski, is an assistant teaching professor in the Department of English and Philosophy and a recipient of Drexel’s Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, awarded by the office of the provost. Rob promotes writing as an instrument of self-discovery and a tool that helps us understand our place in the world. He asks students to challenge their preconceived notions and engage in critical thought by examining rhetorical choices. He believes all writing is creative and encourages folks to develop their authentic voices by integrating personal experience with academic research.