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Michelle J. Hager

Hager, Michelle J.

SSP Academic Related III 12 Mo,  Student Writing Center
Lecturer AY-A,  English

Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-2249

Office Hours
Fall 2014: Tuesday, 1:00-2:00; Wednesday, 3:00-4:00; and by appointment

Please note that I hold office hours in my office in the Writing Center. The Writing Center is located in Clark Hall, Suite 126.



  • Master of Arts. English, San Jose St Univ, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, English
    CSU-San Jose, California, United States, 2003

Licenses & Certificates

  • Certificate in Professional and Technical Writing
    San Jose State University, California, United States, 2003


I am the Director of the on-campus Writing Center, and I am a lecturer in the Department of English and Comparative Literature. I teach English 1A and English 1B (Composition), English 112B (Young Adult Literature), English 112A (Children's Literature), English 106 (Editing for Writers), English 103 (Modern English), English 22 (Fantasy & Science Fiction Literature), and English 7 (Critical Thinking). In 2006, I taught composition classes at Santa Clara University. In addition to teaching at SJSU, I am also an alumna; I received my B.A. in English in May 2003, and I graduated with my M.A. in English in December 2005. I began teaching in fall 2004, while I was working toward my Master's degree.