Viola Lasmana

Undergraduate institution: Foothill College & University of San Francisco

Graduated from SFSU: MA in English Literature, Fall 2010

Other related SFSU honors: Distinguished Achievement Award for Academic Excellence, College of Humanities (May 18, 2011).

Current employer/institution and position: Ph.D. Candidate (Department of English) & Andrew W. Mellon Digital Humanities Ph.D. Fellow, University of Southern California

Javier Jimenez

Undergraduate Institution: Columbia University

Graduated from SFSU: MA in English Literature, Summer 2004

Current employer: Georgetown College, Georgetown University, Assistant Dean (advising undergraduate students)

Ariana Hendrix

Undergraduate institution: Grand Valley State University, BA Creative Writing

Graduated from SFSU: MA in English Literature, December 2013

Current position: Content Editor at the travel app Stay.com

Tobi Harper

Undergraduate institution: University of California Santa Barbara

Graduated from SFSU: MA in English Literature, Spring 2015

Other related SFSU extracurriculars: Co-Chair of the Graduate Literature Association; Editor-in-Chief of Interpretations, the annual SFSU Graduate Literature Journal, and Chair of Explications, the annual SFSU Graduate Literature Conference

Victor Cohen

Undergraduate institution: UC Riverside

Graduated from SFSU: MA in English Literature, 1996

Other related SFSU certificates/degrees: Certificate in the Teaching of Composition

Current employer and position: Oakwood School, Teacher, Social Studies Dept.

Paul Glanting

Program: M.A. English: Composition, 2012

Employer & Current Position: Lecturer at Canada College, San Francisco State University's College of Business and Foothill College

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Von Torres

Program: Certificates in Composition & Post-Secondary Reading, 2014

Employer & Current Position: Clovis Community College & Fresno City College, English & Reading Instructor

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Al Harahap

Program: M.A. English: Composition, 2011

Employer & Current Position: PhD Candidate, University of Arizona

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I am currently finishing my doctoral work at the University of Arizona's Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English program, where I am conducting research in how the political economy is complicit in creating vicious cycles in the lack of institutional and financial support for writing programs and classes.