Brett MyhrenTitle: English Composition Instructor
Division: Division of Liberal Arts
Organization: Saddleback College
Alt Phone: (949) 582-4600
Brett Garcia Myhren has a PhD in literature and an MFA in creative writing. He teaches all levels of composition as well as literature and creative writing. One of the primary elements of his teaching is the use of online tools to facilitate learning inside and outside the classroom. As one of the faculty coordinators in the Faculty Center for Student Success, he assists instructors with the development of online teaching tools and practices. Furthermore, with funding from a BSI grant, he is currently developing a suite of online tools for use in basic skills instruction. His scholarship explores the literature, history, and culture of California and the Southwest. He recently co-edited Road to Nowhere and other New Stories from the Southwest (University of New Mexico Press, 2013). In addition to his teaching and scholarship, he is an editor for Southern California Quarterly, an academic journal published by the University of California Press.