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Danita Berg


Address: Casselberry, FL 32707

E-mail: danitaberg (at) gmail (dot) com


Professional info


Danita Berg has worked as a journalist, professional writer, educator, and administrator in higher education for more than 20 years. 

Work experience (selected)


Assistant Professor of Communication and Humanities, and Online Program Chair of Liberal Studies, Florida Institute of Technology


English Department Director, Full Sail University



Assistant Professor of Writing and Director of the Red Earth MFA in Creative Writing, Oklahoma City University



Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Creative Writing, Campus Newspaper Advisor, Eckerd College



Graduate Teaching Assistant, English Department, University of South Florida



Marketing Director and Coordinator of Publications, University of South Florida






Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric and Composition

University of South Florida, 2010


MFA in Creative Writing

Goddard College, 2007


MA in English, Emphasis in Creative Writing

University of South Florida, 2003


BA in English, Emphasis in Creative Writing

University of South Florida, 2002


BS in Journalism

Ball State University, 1994






I co-spoke on best practices for online teaching at Secluded: An Online Writing Conference in July 2020.

Author and instructor John King and I talk about why creative writing and composition might not be best considered as discrete fields on his writing podcast, The Drunken Odyssey with John King.


Fellow writing professor Kyle Stedman and I talk about composing creatively on his Writing Commons Blog.


Hear me read my essay "Note on my Skin" on The Drunken Odyssey.


I moderated a panel on collaboration at Full Sail University's Hall of Fame annual alumni/student event in February 2017.

Multilingual Matters published my blog on the need to lift the lines between composition and creative writing.


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2010 - present

2010 - present

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