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Lucas Kwong

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About Me

I'm an assistant professor of English and earned my PhD  from Columbia University. I enjoy making complex ideas comprehensible to a broad audience.

Industries I Write About

Education Management

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Higher Education

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My Writing Samples

Antisuperchrist: How The Man Of Steel Saves, part 1

This examination of the 2013 film Man of Steel highlights its engagement with philosophy and theology, showcasing my desire to combine intellectual seriousness and accessible style.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/goodletters/2013/06/antisuperchrist-how-the-man-of-steel-saves-part-1/

Antisuperchrist: How The Man Of Steel Saves, part 2

Part 2 of my essay on the 2013 film Man of Steel.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/goodletters/2013/07/antisuperchrist-how-the-man-of-steel-saves-part-2/

Kickstarter campaign script and copy writing

For my band's 2013 Kickstarter campaign to fund a full-length album, I wrote both the copy and the video script. The goal was to signal intelligence, passion, and a sense of humor. We exceeded our $4200 goal by over $1000.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/brotherkmusic/brother-ks-first-full-length-album-one-eyed-king/description

Experience

Assistant Professor

Designed syllabi, planned lessons, evaluated student performance, and for the following courses: English Composition I (Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Spring 2015, Fall 2015); English Composition II (Fall 2016); Introduction to Literature, Fiction (Spring 2016, Fall 2016).

Company: New York City College of Technology

I worked there from 9/2015 until now

Teaching Assistant and Instructor of Record

Designed syllabi, planned lessons, and evaluated student performance for an array of literature and composition courses, including: Literature Humanities (the college's yearlong Great Books program), Literary Texts, Critical Methods (the introductory course for the English major), and University Writing (the college's freshman composition class).

Company: Columbia University in the City of New York

I worked there from 9/2009 until 5/2015

Editor

Wrote cover stories, edited articles, designed layout, and delivered weekly feedback for Yale's weekly newspaper.

Company: The Yale Herald, Yale University's Weekly Newspaper

I worked there from 1/2006 until 12/2006