Caitlin Doyle, Ph.D.
Phone: 724-503-1001 x5366
Office: Davis Hall, Room 1A


Caitlin Doyle, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Writer-In-Residence

Academic Program: English

Degrees: Ph.D., University of Cincinnati; M.F.A., Boston University; B.A., University of North Carolina

Caitlin Doyle teaches as Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Writer-In-Residence in the Washington & Jefferson College English Department. She is a poet, essayist, critic, and librettist whose work has appeared in The AtlanticThe GuardianThe Yale ReviewBest New Poets, the PBS NewsHour Online Poetry Series, American Life in Poetry, and elsewhere. She has received awards, scholarships, and fellowships through the Yaddo Colony, the MacDowell Colony, the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, & Writers, the James Merrill House Writer-In-Residence Program, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, among others. Caitlin has taught as the Writer-In-Residence at Interlochen Arts Academy, the Emerging Writer-In-Residence at Penn State Altoona, the George Starbuck Fellow in Poetry at Boston University, the Writer-In-Residence at St. Albans School, and a faculty member at the Frost Farm Summer Poetry Conference. She earned a PhD from the University of Cincinnati, where she taught writing and literature as an Elliston Fellow in Poetry and served as Associate Editor of The Cincinnati Review.


Caitlin has received a variety of awards for her teaching, including the University of Cincinnati Excellence in Teaching Award, the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences Teaching Award, and a William C. Boyce Teaching Award. At Washington & Jefferson, she teaches a range of courses in literature, creative writing, and expository writing. Her teaching interests include poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, hybrid literary forms, diasporic literature, and film studies.

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