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  • Postgraduate coursework in professional writing, editing, and publishing, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986
  • Master of Arts in English Literature: Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1965
  • Bachelor of Arts (with honors) in English: Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, 1964
Academic Experience

Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
Adjunct Instructor, 1989-Present
College Reading/Writing, College Composition, Literature/Composition, Technical Writing

Middlesex Community College, Bedford and Acton, MA
Adjunct Instructor, 1978-1979
English Composition

Lake Superior State College, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Instructor, 1965-1967
English Composition, Introduction to Literature

Sault Ste. Marie High School, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Faculty Member, 1965-1966
Eleventh-grade Writing, Reading

Baylor University, Waco, TX
Graduate Instructor, 1964-1965
College Composition

I am a native Texan who has lived and taught English on both coasts (Massachusetts and California) and in two border states (Texas and Michigan). Throughout my adult life, I have worked in education (my first love) and publishing (my second).


For Spring 2016 I'm teaching a 4-unit hybrid ENGL 100 class: Section 5412.
To view the homepage for this class, scroll down this page to Classes and click on Section 5412.

Once the Spring 2016 semester has begun, I'll be available to meet with students in my office, Room 1633, Emeritus Hall.

On Fridays with a face-to-face class meeting, I'll be available after class between noon and 1:00 pm on these dates:
Jan 22
Feb 5, Feb 19
Mar 4, Mar 18
Apr 8, Apr 22
May 13, May 20

On Fridays without a class meeting, I'll be available in my office between 9:00 and 11:00 am on these dates:
Jan 29
Feb 26
Mar 11
Apr 1, Apr 15
May 6

To arrange to meet with me at some other time, email me at agooch@santarosa

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Contributions by Adjunct Faculty, May 2008