English and Creative Writing

Ryan Trauman

Asst Professor of Instruction

33 E Congress, Rm 546
Phone: (312) 369-8254
Email: rtrauman@colum.edu


Ryan Trauman is a Full-Time Lecturer in the English Department at Columbia College Chicago. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. at the University of Louisville. He earned his M.A. in Creative Writing at The University of Colorado, Boulder, and his B.A. in English at North Dakota State University. He recently co-edited a collection of born-digital scholarship, The New Work of Composing (CCDP, 2012), which was awarded the Computers and Composition Distinguished Book Award for 2012. He taught for six summers at the Digital Media and Composition Institute at The Ohio State University, and he facilitates digital storytelling workshops around the country for the StoryCenter in Berkeley, CA. He serves on the editorial boards of the Kairos Praxis Wikias well as the Journal of Undergraduate Multimedia Projects (The JUMP). He also hosts and produces the Masters of Text podcast with his frequent collaborator, Ames Hawkins.


B.A., English North Dakota State University 1998
M.A., English-Creative Writing University of Colorado Boulder 2001
ABD, University of Louisville 2012

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