Justus Humphrey, M.F.A.

Assistant Teaching Professor in Humanities, School of Humanities
Instructor in, English Composition
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6683
Office Location: Olmsted Building, W355
Mailing Address:
W355 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

 

Justus Humphrey teaches writing courses. He has an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Alaska Fairbanks; prior to that, he earned an M.A. in english from the University of Maine and a B.A. in theatre from Northern Arizona University. He was also a member of the first class to earn the Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education from Temple University Harrisburg. Before coming to Penn State Harrisburg in the fall of 2012, he taught for four years at Harrisburg Area Community College. Although his graduate work was in fiction, he is also interested in writing creative nonfiction and poetry. He is originally from southeast Alaska (where he was born in a kitchen) and grew up there and in the mountains of Arizona.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs
  • Educational Testing Services
Research Interests
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Poetry
Developmental Writing
Composition