English Department Faculty

Allison Adair

Professor of the Practice




Allison Adair specializes in creative writing, with a focus on poetry and flash fiction and a special interest in digital humanities. At Boston College, she teaches the First-Year Writing Seminar (Pop Culture & Protest, American Anti-Intellectualism); multi-level workshops in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction; Literature Core courses (Truth-Telling in Literature, Travel Literature, American Experiments); Studies in Poetry; and the electives The Poetics of Rap and Why Poetry Matters.