Robyn Peterson

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Office: Dallas Hall G17H

Educational Background

M.A., Brigham Young University,
B.A., Southern Virginia University


Robyn Peterson-Schwartz loves helping her first-year composition students develop their writing. In addition to teaching first-year writing and persuasive writing classes, she enjoyed training new first-year writing instructors before coming to SMU. Her personal research centers on nineteenth century American literature, but she loves reading everything, from medieval poetry to contemporary memoirs. In her free time, Robyn loves to try new restaurants in Dallas with her husband.

Areas of Interest

19th-century American Literature

Women's Studies

Writing Pedagogy