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Ryan Mallory
Ryan Mallory Thorpe
Associate Teaching Professor, JI
Office 411C
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 4113
Email ryan.thorpe@sjtu.edu.cn


Ph.D. English: Creative Writing; English: TESOL, Oklahoma State University (2014)
M.A. English: Creative Writing, Texas Tech University (2009)
B.A. English, Trinity University (2006) Theater, Trinity University (2006)

Work Experience

2018-Pres Assistant Teaching Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2014-2017 Lecturer of English, UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2013-2014 Visiting Professor, Kyungbook National University (KNU)
2013-2014 Professor at the Center for English Excellence of Gifted Youth (CEEGY) at KNU
2011-2013 Theater Instructor at Duke University TIP (Talent Identification Program)
2010-2013 Graduate Instructor of English at Oklahoma State University
2009-2010 Assistant Professor of English Education, Daegu University
2007-2009 Graduate Instructor of English at Texas Tech University

Honors and Awards

  1. Excellence in Teaching at Texas Tech University
  2. Letter of Accommodation, Dean of Students, Texas Tech University
  3. SJTU Candlelight Award for outstanding young faculty
  4. Outstanding lecturer in the SJTU Lecturing Competition

Synergistic Activities

  1. Editor of the Blue Tiger
  2. Assistant Director of the JI Writing Program
  3. Submissions Editor for The Iron Horses (2007-2009)
  4. Consultant for the Rockbund Art Museum
  5. Poetry Editor at the Shanghai Literary Review
  6. Founder and leader of the Shanghai Writing Workshop

Courses taught during the past 5 years

  1. UM-SJTU JI- Introduction to Argumentation, Introduction to Research Writing, Technical Communications, Creative Non-fiction, Introduction to Creative Writing, The Literature of Love, Introduction to Theater, Graduate Technical Communications
  2. CEEGY- Literature, Theater, and Creative Writing
  3. Kyungbook National University- English Conversation and Writing, Professional Writing