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Ruth O. Saxton Ruth O. Saxton
Professor of English

At Mills since 1974

Office: Mills Hall 301
Phone: 510.430.2217
Email: rsaxton@mills.edu
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Faculty Office Hours
Days Time Room
 M W
and
11:00-12:30
by appointment
MH 301


Fall 2014 Schedule
Days Time Description Room
M 09:30AM-10:45AM ENG 183/283
Adv Seminars in English
LONG 102
W 09:30AM-10:45AM ENG 183/283
Adv Seminars in English
LONG 102
F 09:00AM-11:30AM ENG 191
Senior Thesis in Literature
MH 322


Education
  • PhD, University of California at Berkeley
  • MA, Mills College
  • BA, Wheaton College
Courses Taught
  • ENG 158: Contemporary Fiction by Women
  • ENG 181-281: The British Novel in the 20th Century
  • ENG 191-283: Advanced Seminar: Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison
  • ENG 191: Advanced Seminar: Virginia Woolf
  • ENG 195/295: Independent Study
  • ENG 258: Contemporary Fiction by Women
  • ENG 272: Theories and Strategies of Teaching Writing
  • ENG 277: Advanced Practicum in English
Professional Interests

Modern British literature, feminist theory, the novel, Doris Lessing, Virginia Woolf, American women writers, teaching of writing, composition, contemporary fiction

Program Information
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Courses
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Activities & Resources
Awards

Contemporary Writers Series

The Place for Writers

580 Split, Creative Writing Journal of Literature & Art

The Walrus

The Campanil

Events

Contact Information

P: 510.430.2217
F: 510.430.3398
E: english@mills.edu

Last Updated: 9/17/14