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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Profile

 
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 Ghent, Bryan   Name:  Bryan Ghent 
Title:  Instructor of English 
Education:
M.A.T., Winthrop University
B.A., University of California-Berkeley
Office:  204 Bancroft Hall  
Phone:  803/323-4544 
E-mail:  ghentb@winthrop.edu  
Web:  http://faculty.winthrop.edu/ghentb  
Area(s):
Rhetorical Arguments, Corporate Personhood, Literature of Dreams, Culture of Self-Documentation
Professor Ghent teaches "Freshman Composition" and "Critical Thinking" courses in the Department of English, and works as an advisor at the Academic Success Center within University College.

With undergraduate studies in literature and film, Ghent received his B.A. degree from UC-Berkeley before receiving a M.A.T. degree at Winthrop. Before temporarily serving as supervisor for English education interns at Winthrop, he worked as a fourth-grade teacher at John Wayne Elementary in New York City and as an English teacher at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill.

His current work involves a rhetorical argument against corporate personhood with an emphasis on civil disobedience.