Adam T Sonstegard
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: English
 Office: RT 1805
 Phone: 216-687-3956
 Email: A.SONSTEGARD@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1805, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
M.A., Literature & Writing, Washington University, 1996
Ph.D., American Literature, Washington University, 2002
 
Brief Bio:


Having lived previously in Minneapolis, Orlando, St Louis, and Sacramento, Adam Sonstegard came to Cleveland State University in 2005.  He taught in the University Writing Program at the University of California, Davis, and now teaches American Literature, literature surveys, Advanced Composition, and Technical Writing courses.  As an urban homesteader, he dwells in a two-person, two-cat household in the Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland's West Side.
 
Creative and Activities:

Amateur photography and photo-essays

Creative non-fiction and memoir

Poetry, Poetry in Performance, Poetry as Art - Happening
 
Research Interests:

American literature's mediation of, and mediation by, visual arts

American literature and photography

Original illustrations accompanying literary work in periodicals and special editions

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered literatures and histories
 
Teaching Areas:

American literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Representations of Adolescence in Literature

Verbal art in conjunction, or competition, with visual arts

Autobiography and Life-Writing as literary genres

Short fiction and serialized fiction in American Literature

Advanced Composition, Technical Writing, Writing the Research Paper