Assistant to the Director of the Programs in Language, Culture, and Professional Advancement (PLCPA);
Adjunct Professor of College Writing

Department of Literature, Languages, Writing, and Humanities



  • Composition I: Rhetoric and Inquiry
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • English for Academic Purposes


  • English Literature
  • African-American Literature
  • Women’s Literature
  • Queer and LGBTQIA+ literature; media theory
  • American Studies; communication studies
  • American Political Identities; mass media & popular culture and its impact on identity formation in the United States


  • BA, Rutgers College (English Literature and Political Science)
  • MA, New York University (Humanities and Social Thought)
  • MA, Fairleigh Dickinson University (Communication)

Academic Profile

Sabrina Scanlan (she/her/hers) is an instructor of writing and American English at Fairleigh Dickinson University.  She serves as an adjunct instructor for both the Becton College Writing Program and the English for Professional Success Program, where she also serves as the Assistant to the Director.  Her master’s thesis at NYU focused on the formation of Latinidad identity through user engagement with reggaeton videos on YouTube, and at FDU, she researched the social construction of identity through the dissemination and consumption of American popular culture.

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