Michelle Hager

Michelle Hager

Director, University Writing Center
Lecturer, Department of English & Comparative Literature


Preferred: michelle.hager@sjsu.edu


Preferred: (408) 924-2249

Alternate: (408) 924-5073

Office Hours

Spring 2015: Monday, 11:00-12:00; 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, CSU-San Jose, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, CSU-San Jose, 2003

Licenses and Certificates

  • Certificate in Professional and Technical Writing, CSU-San Jose, 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 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.