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Professor Dorie Goldman, PhD

Job Title: Professor of English

Department: Communications Division

Office location: Superstition Mountain,

Phone: 480-677-7767

Email Address: dorie.goldman@centralaz.edu

Instructional and interest areas: Composition & Basic Writing (face-to-face and online), Ethnic American Literature (Native American and Latino/a); Folklore & Folk-life Studies; Literature and Culture of the American Southwest

Education: B.A., Anthropology, University of Arizona; M.A., English, Southwest Texas State University; PhD, English, Arizona State University

It has become a bit of a cliché to say, "Writing is thinking," but some truth exists in that cliché.  As my students write and read their way through my  courses, I want them to hone their critical thinking and analytical skills and use writing as a tool to discover what they think, and, just as importantly, why they think it.   

 “The character of a whole society is the cumulative result of countless small actions, day in and day out, of millions of persons. Who we are as a society is the synergistic accumulation of who we are as indi

viduals."  --Duane Elgin

“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when?”-- Hillel

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