Assistant Professor of English & Journalism
M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington
M.A., Middlebury College
M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania
B.A., University of Michigan
Faculty, Academic, English
A graduate of the University of Michigan’s Residential and Honors College Programs, Catherine Shubert holds advanced degrees in Urban Education, English Literature, and Creative Writing, respectively, from the University of Pennsylvania, Middlebury College, and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. A veteran teacher of ESL, Spanish, English, and Creative Writing, she has taught in schools in Detroit, Philadelphia, North Carolina, and abroad in Andorra through the auspices of a Fulbright Scholarship. Her writing appears online and in-print at a variety of publications, including the Madison Review, CBSnews, flywayjournal, and the Ploughshares blog. A former non-fiction editor of Ecotone Literary Magazine, Catherine is also the proud recipient writing awards such as the Robert Haiduke Poetry Prize and a Hopwood Award in non-fiction. A Midwestern Michigoose at heart, she loves travel, yoga, animals, satire, and pimento cheese. She attended an all-girls high school whose motto is “women who make a difference” and is committed to growing future female leaders and writers.