Spring 2023

Section 4317 of ENGL5
Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking -- : Jan 19 - May 18 2023

Section 4782 of ENGL1A
College Composition -- : Jan 18 - May 19 2023
This is an online course. (No Zoom and no Face-to-Face meetings).

Section 5388 of ENGL1A
College Composition -- : Jan 18 - May 19 2023
This is an online course. (No Zoom and no Face-to-Face meetings).

Section 6135 of ENGL1A
College Composition -- : Jan 19 - May 18 2023

Fall 2022

Section 0756 of ENGL1A
College Composition -- : Sep 06 - Dec 09 2022

Section 0767 of ENGL1A
College Composition -- : Aug 15 - Dec 09 2022

Section 0770 of ENGL1A
College Composition -- : Aug 15 - Dec 09 2022

Summer 2022

Section 8762 of ENGL1A
College Composition -- : Jun 13 - Aug 07 2022

No office hours

B.A., English, UC Berkeley
M.A., English, CSU Long Beach
Ph.D., English, UC Riverside
 

Dr. Wakefield is a graduate of UC Berkeley who appreciates Sonoma County's natural beauty and distinctiveness. In his free time he enjoys hanging out in coffeehouses, reading literature and staying up on current events (after COVID-19, he nows reads at home).  In the past he has been drawn to dystopian novels such as Fahrenheit 451, Brave New World and 1984.  Wakefield has also recently enjoyed rereading Henry David Thoreau's Walden and "Civil Disobedience", along with Victorian writer Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations -- Wot Larx!

Wakefield's interests within literature are varied and wide-ranging, from the Greek philosopher Plato to twentieth-century African American Harlem Renaissance writers.  Yet his favorites remain American and British literature.  While his specialty is twentieth-century American drama--with a particular love of African American playwright August Wilson--Wakefield takes great interest in Generation Z and the emerging voices of people in the 21st century.

Besides literature, Wakefield has many varied interests which include general history, behavioral economics & psychology, science & technology, religion, and global international affairs; he loves traveling, going to concerts and plays, and enjoying his newest hobby: hiking.
 

Note to Students:  If you cannot make it to the instructor's scheduled office hours please email instructor to schedule an appointment.