Jennifer Torkelson, PhD
Jennifer Torkelson, PhD is a published writer and writing, language, and literature instructor with 15 years of teaching experience. She earned her PhD in French and Critical Theory from the University of California, Davis. She has taught courses in business writing, technical writing, research manuscript writing, public speaking, and presentation skills to mid-career professionals. An award-winning lecturer, she also has extensive experience teaching critical thinking, argumentation, and ESL.
Jennifer’s teaching philosophy centers around making writing a daily habit and having writers focus on inquiry and critical thinking. Her goal in teaching writing is to help writers learn strategies to compose successful and purposeful texts in a variety of media and forms through hands-on experience, collaboration, and constructive