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

2019-present

English Department Director, Full Sail University

2012-2019

 

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

2009-2012

 

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

2003-2009

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, English Department, University of South Florida

2002-2009

 

Marketing Director and Coordinator of Publications, University of South Florida

1997-2002

 

 

Education

 

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

 

 

 

Links

 

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