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About the Coordinator


Dr. Girshin earned his PhD in Composition and Rhetoric from Binghamton University. His research focuses on composition pedagogy, writing assessment, and the rhetoric of exile. His current research project analyzes the rhetorical strategies of Soviet Gulag prisoners in their letters home. Before coming to CSUSB, Dr. Girshin was Assistant Professor of Writing and Director of First-Year Writing at Ithaca College in upstate New York.

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