Bryna Siegel Finer

  • Bryna Siegel FinerProfessor of English

    Director, Liberal Studies English

    Director, Writing Across the Curriculum

    Office: 506X Humanities and Social Sciences Building
    Phone: 724-357-2267
    Twitter: brynasf_edu
    Personal Website


    PhD, Composition and Rhetoric, University of Rhode Island
    EdM, English Education, Teachers College Columbia University
    MFA, Poetry, Sarah Lawrence College
    BA, English and Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh

    Academic Interests

    Writing Across the Curriculum, Rhetorics of Health and Medicine, Writing Teacher Education, First-Year Writing, Developmental/Basic Writing     


    Bryna Siegel Finer primarily teaches Liberal Studies English courses. She is a regular presenter at the Conference on College Composition and Communication; her published work has appeared in Rhetoric Review, Teaching Writing in the Two-Year College, Praxis, Composition Studies, and the Journal of Teaching Writing, among others. Her first co-edited collection, Writing Program Architecture: Thirty Cases for Reference and Research, was published by Utah State UP in 2017. Her second co-edited collection, Women’s Health Advocacy: Rhetorical Ingenuity for the 21st Century, was published by Routledge in 2019.