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 Elizabeth (Libba) Hockley, MFA

Elizabeth (Libba) Hockley, MFA Corporate Faculty (GEND)

Elizabeth (Libba) Hockley is a faculty member in the general education program at Harrisburg University. She has been teaching for over 10 years to a diverse range of students including French high school students, county jail inmates, and liberal arts undergraduates. She is a creative writer, and her pieces have appeared in The Fourth River, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, inTravel Magazine, Coal Hill Review, and Broad! where her poem was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Teaching and Research Interests: academic writing and composition, nature and environmental writing, teaching in alternative spaces, anti-racist pedagogy, gender studies, ecocriticism, creative nonfiction, contemporary poetry.

Courses taught at HU:

ENGL 105 – College Composition

ENGL 200 – Advanced Composition and Technical Writing

ENGL 310 – Creative Writing

GEND 275 – Gender and Society


MFA Creative Writing: Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

BA English Literature: University of Delaware, Newark, DE

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