Our Faculty

Robert P. Danberg

Senior Instructor

Writing Initiative


Robert Danberg holds a PhD in composition and cultural rhetoric from Syracuse University (2010), his MFA in poetry at Sarah Lawrence College, and his BA in English from the State University of New York at Purchase. He has taught writing at Sarah Lawrence College, Syracuse University, Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Onondaga Community College, as well as in adult education programs, at-risk students programs, and adult literacy programs. His scholarly interests include the theory and practice of teaching and learning, creativity and the imagination, and Jewish literature and culture.


  • MA, Sarah Lawrence College
  • PhD, Syracuse University

Research Interests

  • Teacher training
  • writing pedagogy
  • cross-disciplinary pedagogy
  • pedagogy and the psychology of creativity
  • poetry and creative non fiction


  • Coordinator of Campus-Wide Writing Support