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Patricia Andujo, Ph.D.

Director, Ethnic Studies Program
Associate Professor, Department of English
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3775
Email: pandujo@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 812-3024
Patricia Lynn Andujo, Ph.D., is an associate professor of English at Azusa Pacific University, teaching Freshmen Writing Seminar, Introduction to Literature, Children’s Literature, Composition: Theory and Practice, and American Ethnic Literature. She previously taught English courses at the University of Illinois for 10 years, and language arts classes at Amelia Earhart Middle School in Riverside, California, for three years. Andujo’s research and teaching interests include African American literature, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, and religious studies and literature. Her dissertation study, Gendering the Pulpit: Religious Discourse and the African American Female Experience, traces the entry of African American women into religious discourse and their continuous appropriation of a literary tradition that grants them voice. She and her husband, Rev. Julio A. Andujo, live in Riverside, where she enjoys serving her church and community.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois
  • M.A., University of Illinois
  • B.A., Western Illinois University

Credentials/Certifications

  • Professional Clear Single-Subject Teaching Credential

Departments

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Undergraduate Programs
  • English

Expertise

  • American Fiction
  • American Poetry
  • Children’s Literature
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Women’s Religious Autobiographies

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 110 – Freshman Writing Seminar
  • ENGL 111 – Introduction to Literature
  • ENGL 344 – American Literature to 1865
  • ENGL 354 – American Literature Since 1865
  • ENGL 364 – American Ethnic Literature
  • ENGL 374 – African American Literature
  • ENGL 488 – Significant Authors