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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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G. Thomas Couser

Lecturer

G. Thomas Couser is Professor Emeritus of English at Hofstra University, where he served as Director of American Studies and Director of Disability Studies, a program he initiated. He teaches American literature (especially Native American literature), life writing (autobiography, memoir and so on), and disability studies. His recent books include Recovering Bodies: Illness, Disability, and Life Writing (1997), Vulnerable Studies: Ethics and Life Writing (2004), and Signifying Bodies: Disability and Contemporary Life Writing (2009). His work is taught at universities around the world.

Education

Ph.D., Brown University