Title: Professor, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Campus: North Brunswick, N.J.

Anca Rosu is a professor at DeVry University in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences where she teaches classes on literature and composition. Her specialties are literature, writing, composition, and cultural studies, and she shares that knowledge with students across a variety of courses, including Advanced Composition (ENGL135) and Science Fiction ( HUMN424). In her work with the University’s academic affairs team, she contributes to the revisions and development of curricula both within her specialty and beyond it.
 
Ms. Rosu has taught at DeVry University in North Brunswick since 1997, and was chair of the Composition and Communication Skills Committee. Previously, she worked as a lecturer and instructor at Rutgers University, and as an assistant professor at the University of Madagascar and the Academy of Academic Studies in Romania.
 
Ms. Rosu has written articles and presented research on the Romanian poets and on composition, postcolonial literature, and science fiction at the MLA, NEMLA, and the Popular Culture Association Conferences. She has written a book entitled “The Metaphysics of Sound in Wallace Stevens,” which was published by the University of Alabama Press in 1995. She edited “New Affinities” a custom textbook for ENGL108—Composition, whose publication was initiated by Wendolyn Tetlow and Martin Gloege. She has taught many innovative courses in composition and humanities, for which she has received the Innovative Teaching Award and the National President’s Award. Ms. Rosu speaks both French and Romanian, and has a doctoral degree in American literature from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Bucharest.
 
Thought Leadership
 
-       There will be more and more interest in popular culture and multimedia artistic products.
 
-       Research has become easier due to electronic libraries and books. Electronic books are already popular and it remains to see how they will affect the reading habits of our students. And of course, whatever new technology appears, science fiction writers will be exploring it.
 
To schedule an interview with Anca Rosu, please contact Katie Pearson at 312-861-5248 or katie.pearson@mslgroup.com.
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