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Matthew Hurwitz

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Matthew Hurwitz, Ph.D. Associate Teaching Professor, First Year Writing Program, Director, River Hawk Scholars Academy
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    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
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    O'Leary Library - 500B
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Rhetoric/Composition, First-Year Writing, 19th, 20th, & 21st Century British Literature, Travel Writing, British Empire & National Identity


Matt Hurwitz teaches service-learning writing courses and literature courses on travel writing, British and Anglophone literature, literary analysis methods, and genre theory. He is the Faculty Director for the River Hawk Scholars Academy, a multi-faceted academic support program for first-year, first-generation college students at UMass Lowell that covers students in all colleges at the University.