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Phaye Poliakoff-Chen

Director of the Writing Program; assistant professor

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B.A., Antioch College, 1980
M.F.A., University of Washington, 1989

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

academic writing, fiction writing, community radio

Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

The Art of Work, Booktrope, 2013.

“The Javon,” Praxilla Journal, 2009.

“Community Media: Voices of the Other,” Towson University Immigration Summit, 2008.

Funded Research

Uniquely Spoken Youth Media (a community media project funded by Open Society Institute and sponsored by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)

Awards/Significant Accomplishments

Founding member of the Baltimore Community Radio Coalition
Robertson Scholarship
Hall Award for Fiction
Fulbright Summer Award to attend Democracy: A Challenge for the Future
National Society of Working Women’s Broadcast Awards
National Federation of Community Broadcasters Audio Award

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