Terri Greenfield


Terri (Tia) Greenfield

Professor, English

Tel.: (630) 942-2006
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2444G

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Medieval and Renaissance Literature
  • Composition/Teaching of Composition Theory
  • E.S.L. and Language Acquisition
  • International Literature
  • Cross/Transcultural Studies
  • Native American Literature
  • Taiji Quan

Recent Courses Taught:

  • English Language Community Courses
  • English 101, 102, 103 - Composition
  • Physical Education 188 - Taiji Quan

Current Projects:

  • International and Native American Literature
  • Continuing Study of Taiji Quan theory and practice

Selected Publications, Presentations, Performances, Books:

  • "Raymond Zhou on T'ai Chi Study" in T'ai Chi; June 1995; Vol. 19, No. 3.
  • "Should Women Learn T'ai Chi?" in T'ai Chi; August 1993; Vol. 17, No. 4.
  • "I Can Only Do Well When I Feel Ashamed of Myself" Research and Writing, a Bay Area Writing Project publication; 1991.
  • "Using the Inquiry Method" in Research in Writing, a Bay Area Writing Project publication; 1990.
  • "Who Is Speaking To Whom" in Collective Wisdom - A Sourcebook of Lessons for Writing Teachers: Sondra Stang & Robert Wiltenberg, editors; Random House; 1988.
  • Various poems/various journals


  • M.A. (with highest honors) English Language and Literature, University of California - Berkeley TESL/TEFL
  • M.A. program coursework, San Francisco State University
  • B.A. (with highest honors) English, University of California - Berkeley
  • A.A. City College of San Francisco

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • City College of San Francisco English Department scholarship recipient
  • Master Teacher/Mentor for M.A./M.A.T. in English candidates at San Francisco State University
  • Bay Area Writing Project Fellow and Teacher Consultant

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