Faculty

Thomas Burkdall

Director of the Center for Academic Excellence; Associate Professor, Writing & Rhetoric

Dr. Burkdall has published articles and presented papers on James Joyce and film.

Contact

  • Office: Center for Academic Excellence, Library, Room 31
  • Email: tlburk@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2667

Education: B.A., Pitzer College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

In addition to essay-writing courses, he has taught American Fiction and Film and Visions of Utopia in the cultural studies program. He is editing an anthology of popular culture readings for use in writing courses. Along with cinema, British and Irish modernism, and popular culture, Burkdall has been investigating the effect of computers and the Internet on rhetoric and writing.