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James O'Laughlin

Associate Professor of Instruction, The Cook Family Writing Program

MA, Northwestern University, English; AB, Saint Louis University, Philosophy

James O’Laughlin teaches in the Cook Family Writing Program and is a Weinberg College Adviser.  He has been named to the Associated Student Government (ASG) Faculty Honor Roll and has received the Distinguished Teaching Award from Northwestern’s School of Professional Studies. He has taught a wide range of courses, including: first-year seminars on environmentalism and on postcolonialism and writing in Ireland; modes of writing; reading and writing fiction; reading and writing creative nonfiction; and intermediate composition.