Assistant Teaching Professor in English
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst
M/W/R 11:45-1:00 and by appointment
360 Huntington Avenue,
Boston, MA 02115
Sarah Finn is assistant teaching professor in the English department’s Writing Program at Northeastern. She holds a B.A. in philosophy from Tufts University, where she began teaching and mentoring first-year students. She received an M.A. in English and a Ph.D. in composition and rhetoric studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Her research focuses on affect, social justice pedagogies, and the interconnections of student activism and classroom writing processes. Her work has been published in the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights: Multi-Diversity Myers Book Commentary, and she has also written and researched for an array of legal, governmental, and nonprofit groups. Sarah received the Walker Gibson Prize for best essay in composition and rhetoric from the UMass Amherst Department of English. She also received the Residential First-Year Experience Student Choice Award from UMass Amherst students for her teaching of first year writing.