Annalisa Rava

TitleLecturer,
Crown College Writing Coordinator
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentWriting Program,
Crown College
Phone831-459-3978 office,
831-429-4142 home
Email,
OfficeCrown 112
Office HoursFall, 2016: Tuesday and Thursday 8:45-10 pm
Campus Mail StopCrown Faculty Services
Mail1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA
95064
Annalisa Rava

Research Interests

Human-Animal Studies, Science Fiction Studies

Biography, Education and Training

2000 M.A., English Literature: San Jose State University, 09/1997-12/2000
1986 B.A., English, Wesleyan University, 09/1982-06/1986

Honors, Awards and Grants

Non-Senate Faculty Council on Professional Development, Professional Development Grant Funding to attend the Science Fiction Research Association Conference at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

Non-Senate Faculty Council on Professional Development, Professional Development Grant This grant helped fund my observation of wild chimpanzees at Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania, for the purpose of enriching the teaching of my writing class that explores human perceptions and treatment of animals.

Courses Taught

Crown Core 80 A & B, Ethical Issues in Emerging Technologies
Writing 2, Human and Animal Relations
Crown 80F, Science Fiction
Writing 22A, Grammar and Editing Workshop
Writing 169, Assisting in the Writing Process: Theory and Practice