I teach mostly composition courses to community college students, mostly in ecocomposition mode. I sometimes get to teach science fiction, my real favorite. I’m currently turning my attention to open educational resources and increasing educational access in general.


Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center, 1996

M.A., Northeastern University, 1988

B.A., Suffolk University, 1986


Book review:

Review of Sylvie Magerstädt, Body, Soul and Cyberspace in Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema: Virtual Worlds and Ethical Problems. (Palgrave Pivot, 2014). SFRA Review 315 (Winter 2016): 20-21.


Working on an OER textbook for teaching ecocomposition in the community college.


Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

Community College Humanities Association

International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts

Modern Language Association

National Council of Teachers of English

Emily A. Hegarty

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