Meet the GAs: Matthew Fledderjohann

Program: MAE

Graduate Assistant Role: Tutor, Receptionist, Research Team Leader in the Writing Center

Favorite Authors:  Chaim Potok, David James Duncan, Oscar Wilde

Matthew is a first year student in the M.A.E. program and a Graduate Assistant in the Writing Center.  He completed his undergraduate degree in 2007 from Purdue University with majors in English Literature and General Communications.  After graduation Matthew joined the Peace Corps and lived for over two years in northwestern Kazakhstan teaching English, learning Russian, and eating horsemeat.  He is pleased to have reentered the Western academy and is looking forward to spending his next two years tutoring, reading Shakespeare, and exploring pop culture’s influence on classic literature.

Stay tuned for more graduate assistant profiles in this series.

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