Dr. Elaine Gale
California, United States
I'm an armchair symbologist, wear pajamas to run errands, am not domestically inclined, still love to read print newspapers, and have eaten smoked cobra. I dislike waxy apples, pretension, and humidity. I love possibility, making paper, loose-leaf tea, the Sonoran Desert, dancing of all kinds, playing the djembe, insubordination, finding meaning in the ordinary, traveling, and laughing uncontrollably.
I'm a writer, journalist, professor, artist, speaker, editor, sixth-generation Nebraskan, fourth-generation educator, collaborator, activist, arts enthusiast, relationship-builder, community creator and all-around rabble-rouser.
- Writing Center Director at Antioch University, PhD Program in Leadership & Change (August 2005 - )
- Associate Professor at California State University, Sacramento (August 2006 - )
- Journalist/Writer at Los Angeles Times (June 1998 - July 2001)
- Columnist/Reporter at Star Tribune (December 1993 - May 1998)
- Bachelor of Arts in English/Religion from Boston University (May 1993)
- Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles (June 2001)
- Doctoral Degree in Communication Studies from University of Denver (August 2006)
Genres of Interest
Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting