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CAEX Faculty:
Patrick Jackson, MFA

About Me

Research Interests: American Literature (specifically since 1945); contemporary fiction; critical theory; pedagogy

Social Change Interests: Educational access for low-income or less privileged students

Joined Walden: 2016

Location: New York

About Patrick: I am joining Walden University as an online instructor for primarily Graduate Writing I and II courses. I have completed several semesters for a PhD program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for English Literature and Criticism. Prior to Walden University, I was the Chair of Arts and Sciences for a small college in Queens as well as a visiting professor of English for DeVry University in Manhattan. Currently, I live in Syracuse, New York, with my wife and our two children.

My Advice to Walden Students

Make sure you dedicate some time each day to solely focus on your studies. Let your family and friends know that when that door is closed, you are working!

My Role as a Teacher

Why I enjoy teaching at Walden:

I enjoy teaching because I love gaining and sharing knowledge with others.

What students can expect from me as a teacher

As an instructor, students can expect that I will do my very best to help them succeed!

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