William Ryan, co-director of the Writing Center and a faculty associate in the School of Social Science, has been at Hampshire since 1980. Before then, he was a counselor at Johnson State College in Johnson, Vermont, and also a high school history and English teacher. He has a B.A. and M.Ed. from the University of Vermont, and an M.A. in American history from the University of Massachusetts.
A freelance writer with an interest in outdoor recreation, he has written two books on fishing and serves as a contributing editor at Gray’s Sporting Journal, where he edits and writes a column on the history of hunting and fishing.
Recent and Upcoming Courses
CSI-0139: Writing The Urban Experience (Spring 2014)
CSI-0151: Camelot and Crisis: Writing About the Kennedy Era (Spring 2014)
JTW-0224: Developing Ideas, Revising Prose (January 2014)
CSI-0206/HACU-0206: Writing the Civil War (Fall 2013)