Anne-Elizabeth M. Brodsky has taught in the Expository Writing Program since 2007. In addition to teaching “Introduction to Expository Writing,” she has also taught courses on friendship, public education, and race in American literature. Her BA is from Haverford College and her MA and PhD from the University of Chicago. Her dissertation, Teach the Nation: Pedagogies of Racial Uplift in US Women’s Writing of the 1890s, was published by Routledge in 2003.
Anne-Elizabeth is a co-founder of the Common Question and the chair of the Women Faculty Forum at Homewood. She is a regular presenter for the JUMP and Hop-In programs and collaborates with Center for Education Resources on workshops for faculty, grad students, and postdocs (including focusing on fostering and inclusive classroom and reading and writing for inclusivity). A faculty mentor on the Baltimore Scholar Steering Committee, she is a LGBTQ Safe Zone participant and a sometime violinist in the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra. She volunteers for the Peabody Preparatory and the Baltimore City Public Schools, where her children are students.
Before joining the EWP faculty, Anne-Elizabeth was a Senior Program Manager at the JHU Center for Talented Youth, where she ran summer programs for academically talented students in grades 2-9 and oversaw curriculum development. She also taught English at Ida Crown Jewish Academy in Chicago and has worked in academic summer programs on the east and west coasts, Nanjing, and St. Thomas.