Alan Schulte

Assistant Professor of Composition; Wensberg Writing Center Director

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Bachelor of Arts, English; Communications, University of New Hampshire
Master of Fine Arts, Nonfiction Writing, University of New Hampshire

Phone: (603) 899-4191

Courses Taught
  • Composition I (Tutorial)
  • Composition I
  • Composition I (Honors)
  • Composition II  
  • Composition II (Honors)
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Internship in English
  • Independent Study in English
  • Tutor Development 
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • First-Year Writing
  • Composition and Rhetoric
  • Nonfiction Writing
  • Memoir
  • Autoethography
  • Writing Center Theory
  • Tutor Development

Honors & Awards

2016: SGA Faculty Recognition, Franklin Pierce University

2011: Association of Writer’s and Writing Programs Intro Journals Project Nominee

2009: University of New Hampshire Graduate Program Fellowship

2008: University of New Hampshire Presidential Scholar

2008: University of New Hampshire English Program Award

2008: University of New Hampshire Communication Arts Program Award

2008: Award of Excellence Tuition Scholarship

2008: UNH Undergraduate Research Conference Winner, Film Category

2007: Cambridge University (UK) Summer Fellowship

Publications and Presentations

“The Writing Center and the Underdog Complex” (Accepted, November 2017) International Writing Centers Association Annual Conference, Chicago.

Conversations to Composition. 2nd ed. Plymouth: Hayden-McNeil (2017). Print

“Examining the ‘Teacher-Tester’ Activity on Student Performance and Piracy” (2017) Franklin Pierce University Academic Showcase: Faculty Research Conference.  

“Breaking Down the Walls: Contingency Status and the Work of the Writing Center” (2017) Northeast Writing Centers Association, New York.

“Was the Book Better? Recreating Literature in Film” (2017) Sigma Tau Delta International Convention, Louisville.

Conversations to Composition. 1st ed. Plymouth: Hayden-McNeil (2016). Print.

“Polaroid OneStep and the Peter C. Wensberg Writing Center: A Round Table Deliberative Session for Collecting Peripheral Stories” (2016) Northeast Writing Centers Association, Keene, NH.

“Writer’s Workshop” (2015) Franklin Pierce University Center for Academic Excellence Speaker Series.

“Win Watson: Considering the Lobster.” Campus Journal. University of New Hampshire. (2012) Web.

“Autoethography and the Writing of Self” (2012) University of New Hampshire.

“The Point of Failure.” Junk: A Literary Fix. (2012). Web.

“The Accumulation of Things.” The Henniker Review (2012). 26. Print.

“Win Watson: Considering the Lobster,” Research Development and Communications, Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Research, University of New Hampshire: (2012). Web.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)
  • College Reading and Learning Association
  • International Writing Centers Association
  • Modern Language Association
  • Northeast Writing Centers Association
  • Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society

Conferences Attended

  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)
  • Northeast Writing Centers Association
  • Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society


  • Faculty Affairs Committee (2017- )
  • Humanities Division Chair (2015-2017)
  • Academic Standards Committee (2013-2015)