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Chelsea Horne Sr Professorial Lecturer Department of Literature

MFA, Creative Writing, American University

MA, Literature, Binghamton University

BA, English and Rhetoric, Binghamton University

Favorite Spot on Campus
In the classroom
Chelsea L. Horne's areas of research encompass writing, digital rhetoric, communication, information literacy, privacy, big data, and Internet governance. Recent work has appeared in Telecommunications Policy, Routledge Studies in Shakespeare, and in Writing Spaces. As a teacher, Horne has taught workshops and master classes in four continents. She is a faculty fellow at the Internet Governance Lab.

Horne also writes fiction, poetry, and essays. Her stories have twice won the Andrew Bergman award in Creative Writing and her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Rumpus, LitHub, The Paterson Literary Review, The Buffalo News, Washington Independent Review of Books, Café Americain and elsewhere. Horne has received multiple DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities grant as an Artist Fellow.
For the Media
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Spring 2022

  • WRT-100 College Writing

  • WRT-100 College Writing

  • WRT-210 Rhetoric of Digital Culture

Fall 2022

  • WRT-100 College Writing

  • WRT-100 College Writing

  • WRT-100 College Writing