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Dianne Bechtel

Dianne Bechtel

Term Lecturer
Rhetoric and Writing

Contact Information

Office Location: Humanities 351


With strong emphasis in ethical research skills, argument and analysis, Dianne Bechtel teaches Technical and Professional Writing and Freshman Composition. She has also taught Creative Writing and Developmental English, in addition to course affiliations with the Honors College and the Anderson School of Management’s Innovation Academy (iA).

During the 2011-2012 academic year, Dianne won UNM’s Office of Support for Effective Teaching (OSET/CTE), Outstanding Lecturer/Affiliated Teacher of the year award. She has also served on the faculty senate’s Registrations and Admissions Committee and assisted with the review process of CTE’s affiliated teacher of the year awards.

Publications: “Jay Gatsby, Failed Intellectual: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Trope for Social Stratification,” will appear in the F. Scott Fitzgerald Review (forthcoming, Nov/Dec. 2017 issue), published by the Penn State University Press; book review of Louellyn White’s, Free to be Mohawk: Indigenous Education at the Akwesasne Freedom School, pending publication in the Indigenous Policy Journal; “The Road from Cubabi,” published by the Bellevue Literary Review, Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2008.

Department of English Language and Literature
Humanities Building, Second Floor
MSC03 2170
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: (505) 277-6347
Fax: (505) 277-0021