Charles Archer, Ph.D.

Assistant Teaching Professor, English
Office Phone: 215-881-7527
Office Location: Sutherland, 221B

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Courses Taught

ENGL 015: Rhetoric and Composition
ENGL 030: Honors Freshman Composition
ENGL 200: Introduction to Critical Reading
ENGL 202A: Writing in the Social Sciences
ENGL 202C: Technical Writing
ENGL 202D: Business Writing
ENGL 221: British Literature to 1798
ENGL 418: Advanced Technical Writing
ENGL 419: Advanced Business Writing
ENGL 441: Chaucer
ENGL 496: Independent Study (Technical Writing)

Select Awards, Fellowships, and Honors

Nominated for Faculty Teaching Award, Penn State Abington (2017)
Graduate School of Education Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
Quebec Graduate Fellowship & Teaching Assistantship, McGill University
Charles J. Hoff Scholarship, University of Massachusetts, Lowell


Research Interests
Chaucer, medieval optics, technical writing, history and development of the English language, rhetoric and composition, gothic