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J'Lyn Chapman

jchapman@naropa.edu | 303-546-4665
Assistant Professor | Core Candidate | Director, MFA in Creative Writing
Core Faculty

Programs

BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Core Faculty
MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics - Core Faculty

Education

PhD in Literature, University of Denver
MFA in English, University of Central Florida
BA in English, Colorado Christian University

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  		J'Lyn

Michelle Naka Pierce

mnpierce@naropa.edu | 303-245-4808
Professor | NWC/CWS director
Core Faculty

Programs

Core Curriculum Requirements - Core Faculty
BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Core Faculty
MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics - Core Faculty

Education

MFA, Naropa University
MA, University of New Mexico, with Distinction
BA, University of New Mexico

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  		Michelle

Jeffrey Pethybridge

Program Chair | SWP Director
Core Faculty

Programs

BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Core Faculty
MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics - Core Faculty

Education

PhD English & Creative Writing, University of Missouri
MA Creative Writing, Boston University
BA English, Old Dominion University

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  		Jeffrey

Andrew Schelling

aschelli@naropa.edu | 303-245-4811
Professor
Core Faculty

Programs

MA in Religious Studies: Indo-Tibetan Buddhism - Core Faculty
BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Core Faculty
MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics - Core Faculty
BA in Religious Studies - Core Faculty
MA in Religious Studies: Contemplative Religions - Core Faculty

Education

BA, University of California–Santa Cruz

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  		Andrew

Anne Waldman

Distinguished Professor | JKS Co-founder | SWP Artistic Director
Core Faculty

Programs

BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Core Faculty
MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics - Core Faculty

Education

BA, Bennington College

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  		Anne

Adjunct Faculty


Angelica Maria Barraza

Adjunct Faculty

Programs

BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Adjunct Faculty

Education

MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics, Naropa University

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  		Angelica Maria

Mairead Case

mcase@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty

Programs

MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics - Adjunct Faculty
BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Adjunct Faculty

Education

University of Notre Dame (BA, Great Books and French)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA, Fiction)
Highlander Training Center (certification)
University of Denver (Ph.D in English and Creative Writing; currently a candidate)

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  		Mairead

Kurt Gutjahr

Adjunct Faculty

Programs

BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Adjunct Faculty

Education

MFA, University of Iowa Writer's Workshop
MA, University of New Mexico
BA, University of Colorado

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  		Kurt

Brad O'Sullivan

bosulliv@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty

Programs

BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Adjunct Faculty

Education

MFA, Naropa University
BA, Colorado State University

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  		Brad

Julia Seko

jseko@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty

Programs

MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics - Adjunct Faculty
BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Adjunct Faculty

Education

BA, Occidental College

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  		Julia

Sara Veglahn

sveglahn@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty

Programs

MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics - Adjunct Faculty
MFA in Creative Writing (Low-Res) - Adjunct Faculty
BA in Creative Writing and Literature - Adjunct Faculty

Education

PhD, University of Denver
MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
BA, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

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  		Sara