Adjunct Instructor, Writing Program
Department of Literature, Languages, Writing, and Humanities



  • WRIT 1002: Composition I: Rhetoric and Inquiry
  • WRIT 1003: Composition II: Research and Argument


  • British, transatlantic, and global modernism
  • Play and the ludic
  • Visual arts and literature
  • Music and literature


  • BA, Pennsylvania State University
  • MA, SUNY-Buffalo
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Academic Profile

Michael Opest has taught in the Writing Program on FDUâ?Ts Metropolitan Campus since 2017. His various courses have approached composition through the lenses of personal narrative and memoir, ethics, popular music and film, and literature. His research focuses on play and the ludic in twentieth-century literature, music, and visual arts. Among other venues, his scholarly work has appeared or is forthcoming in Joyce Studies Annual, T. S. Eliot Studies Annual, and Modernism/modernity.

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