Education: BA, Ohio State University, 1972; PhD, University of Washington, 1978
Specialties: Composition theory, expository writing, Renaissance literature
Thomas Amorose teaches early-English literature and creative nonfiction, as well as essay-writing. His research is in the field of what he calls the “rhetoric of ultimate things”—the way human beings use language to agree upon the meanings of fundamental parts of human life and then cooperate to act on those shared meanings. On the side, he is a state forest steward and board member of a conservation land trust.