Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Ryan Edel

Doctoral Student
Speculative Fiction, Social Issues related to childhood.

Office Address: STV 424 B
Office Phone: 309-438-2074
Office Hours: Wednesday  1:00-3:00
Email: Contact Ryan Edel (rjedel)
Website: Visit Ryan Edel’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG101.057Composition as Critical Inquiry M W 17:30 - 18:45STV 0250
ENG227.02Introduction to Creative Writing M W 16:00 - 17:15STV 0347
Teaching Interests:
Creative Writing - Fiction, Poetry, and Memoir online resources and social media integration.
Research Interests:
Speculative Fiction, particularly Military SF. Pedagogy and information exchange in complex online networks. Social issues related to childhood.
B.A. English and German - Case Western Reserve University
A.A. Arabic Language - Defense Language Institute
MFA Creative Writing - Johns Hopkins University
Selected Publications:
"My Brother the Hero" 8th Annual Writer's Digest Short Story Story Competition (10th place)

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