Dr. David Beach

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Professor David Beach holds a PhD in Education/Instructional Technology, Composition & Rhetoric and an MA in English/Linguistics from George Mason University, and will finish an MFA in Playwriting with concentrations in Directing and Dramaturgy from Hollins University in 2018. He is the interim director of the Writing Center, an associate professor teaching courses in composition, linguistics and drama, and a mentor in the Graduate Teaching Assistant/Fellow Program. David is on the Women’s and Gender Studies Advisory Council and is the faculty advisor for the Creative Writers Guild and Exit 109, the literary and arts magazine. David has worked in higher education for 25 years and prior to that in corporate training/global education. His research interests include integration of information literacy into composition curricula, writing across the curriculum, and representations of the male in modern drama. A playwright and director, David recently directed Radford’s production of the medieval French farce, Cooch E. Whippet, at the Mostly Medieval Theatre Festival in Kalamazoo, MI, in May 2017.