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Adrianne Hanson

I love working with busy adult students who bring rich personal and professional experiences into the online classroom.

Adrianne Hanson, PhD

Core Faculty Online - Associate Professor


Biography

Dr. Adrianne Hanson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education and Liberal Arts at the University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Barnard College, a Master of Science in Scottish Literature and Comparative Literature from the University of Edinburgh, and a Doctor of Philosophy in English from New York University. Dr. Hanson has worked in online education since 2001, first as a program chair at Jones International University and then as faculty at Colorado Community Colleges Online and Buena Vista University. She taught at New York University and Ivy Tech Community College and also spent five years as an academic advisor for undergraduates in the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University. From 2015-2019, she served as Chair of the Applied Linguistics Program at Ashford, and from 2018-2019, she served as Chair of the English Program.

She currently teaches courses in Information Literacy, British literature, and the English Capstone, and she is involved in university committees focused on faculty support, professional development, and scholarship, and on student retention and engagement. As a faculty editor for the University of Arizona Global Campus Humanities Review, a peer-reviewed journal of student essays in topics relevant to the humanities, she mentors students through the process of bringing original research to publication. Her current pedagogic research examines the teaching of metacognitive skills in the online classroom for greater student learning and engagement. Dr. Hanson lives in beautiful Colorado with her family and several spoiled cats. When not teaching, she enjoys reading fiction, attending visual and performing arts events in her community, and exploring the nearby mountains.

Education

Degree
Doctor of Philosophy in English
Institution
New York University
Degree
Master of Science in Scottish Literature and Comparative Literature
Institution
University of Edinburgh
Degree
Bachelor of Arts in English
Institution
Barnard College

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