Andrew   S.  Hollinger

Lecturer II  

Office: ELABS 266
Phone: (956) 665-8773
Email: andrew.hollinger@utrgv.edu

Mr. Andrew S. Hollinger

I am: writer, student, husband, father, Diet Coke drinker, bad selfie taker, story teller. I am: work in progress, under revision. I am: teacher.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • de/re-professionalization of the "teaching class" (articulation of the interstices between teacher/institution/stakeholder/policy)
    • writing programs + WPA issues
    • event theory + public rhetoric
  • Education

    • MFA, Creative Writing, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2012
    • BA, History, Texas A&M University, 2008




Selected Publications


  • Andrew Hollinger. "You're Going to Need This for College," Bad Ideas About Writing. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2017.

  • Andrew Hollinger. Three-Eight Charlie. Granville, OH: Phoenix Graphics, no. 2nd 2014.

  • Andrew Hollinger. Have You SEEN a Mustard Seed?. McAllen, TX: Christian Valley Magazine, August 2013.

  • Andrew Hollinger. The Struggle Between Our Heads and Our Hearts. McAllen, TX: Christian Valley Magazine, June 2013.

  • Andrew Hollinger. 5 ways to keep your students awake this year. National Math and Science Initiative, September 2012.

  • Andrew Hollinger. The Value of Being Really, Really Wrong. National Math and Science Initiative, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2012.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Marlene Galvan. Faculty Development Program Grant (Enhancing the Multimodal Experience in Writing Program Classrooms), University of Texas - Pan American, (2013)



Selected Presentations


  • Andrew Hollinger and Marlene Galvan. "The Ecology of Fullness: From Writing Program to Student," Languaging, Laboring, and Transforming, College Composition and Communications Conference, Kansas City, MO (March 2018)

  • Andrew Hollinger. "Teaching ELA in k12," Guest Lecture, UTRGV, ENGL 3300, (November 2017)

  • Marlene Galvan, Andrew Hollinger, and Colin Charlton. "The Ecology of Fullness: From Writing Program to Student to University," Association of Rhetoric & Writing Studies (ARWS) Conference, El Paso, TX (October 2017)

  • Andrew Hollinger. "State of the Program," Roundhouse 2017, UTRGV Writing Program, (May 2017)

  • Andrew Hollinger. ""WPA Issues"," Guest Lecture, UTRGV, ENGL 6320, (November 2016)

  • Andrew Hollinger. ""Teaching High School"," Guest Lecture, UTRGV, ENGL 3300, (September 2016)

  • Andrew Hollinger. ""WPA Issues"," Guest Lecture, UTRGV, ENGL 6325, (September 2016)

  • Andrew Hollinger. "Graduate Teaching Assistant Panel: First Days of School," UTRGV, Center for Teaching Excellence, (August 2016)

  • Andrew Hollinger. "Finding Our Why + State of the Program," Roundhouse 2016, UTRGV Writing Program, (May 2016)

  • Marlene Galvan, Andrew Hollinger, Shoney Flores, and Thomas De la Cruz. "Writing for Real This Time: Authenticity through WID in FYC Sequence Design," College Composition & Communication Conference (CCCC) Annual Convention, Houston, TX (April 2016)

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