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Bryna Siegel Finer

Bryna Siegel Finer

Assistant Professor of English

Director, Liberal Studies English

Director, Writing Across the Curriculum

Office: 209C Leonard Hall 
Phone: 724-357-2267
Twitter: brynasf_edu
Personal Website

Fall 2013 Office Hours

Tues: 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Wed: 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Thur: 11:00 a.m.–Noon
Also available by appointment and via Skype (brynasf_edu)


Ph.D., Composition and Rhetoric, University of Rhode Island, 2009

Ed.M., English Education, Teachers College Columbia University, 2004

M.F.A., Poetry, Sarah Lawrence College, 2000

B.A., English and Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, 1998

Academic Interests

Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Teacher Education, First-Year Writing, Researched Writing, Rhetorical Genre Studies


Bryna Siegel Finer primarily teaches undergraduate courses in composition. She is also the director of IUP's new Writing Across the Curriculum initiative through the Department of English. Bryna is a regular presenter at CCCC; her published work has appeared in Praxis, Academic Exchange Quarterly, and is forthcoming in the Journal of Teaching Writing. Bryna grew up in and currently lives in Pittsburgh with her husband, son, and cat.

  • English Department
  • Leonard Hall, Room 110
    421 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705-1094
  • Phone: 724-357-2261
  • Fax: 724-357-2265
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.