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Lyon Rathbun

Dr. Lyon Rathbun

Dr. Lyon Rathbun
Assistant Professor
English

 

Biography:

Lyon Rathbun earned a Ph.D. in rhetoric from the University of California at Berkeley in 1994. His interests include composition, rhetorical studies, and the cultural history of the American Southwest.

Degrees:

Ph.D., Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, 1994. Dissertation: "The Representation of Mexico and the Transformation of American Political Culture, 1787-1848."
M.A., American History, San Francisco State University, 1981. Master’s Thesis: "Walter Lippmann: The Transformation of his Political Philosophy."
B.A. History, University of California, Berkeley, 1977 (Honors) Honors Thesis: "John Steinbeck: The Story of a Country Man."

CV/VITAE: Rathbun Vitae

Classes Taught:

Composition, freshman through graduate courses; World Literature, Argument and Persuasion, Nineteenth Century American Literature

Joined UTB:

2006

Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Composition, rhetorical studies, and the cultural history of the American Southwest. I am currently serving as the Director of the Sabal Palms Writing Project.

Previous Experience:

Before coming to UTB, I taught at Penn State University, Worthington-Scranton Campus and at Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado.

Office Hours - spring 2012

Monday - Wednesday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday
2:00 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.
Office: MRCS 228
Phone: (956) 882-7956
Fax: (956) 882-8239
lyon.rathbun@utb.edu

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