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About Brock Dethier

Brock Dethier teaches the Practicum for New Graduate Instructors as well as Teaching Writing, Teaching Literature, and Poetry Writing. He won the 2006 Teacher of the Year Award for the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.

Director of the Writing Program since 2007.

Brock Dethier has written articles and four books for teachers of composition, the most recent being, First Time Up: An Insider's Guide for New Composition Teachers, published by USU Press in 2005. In 2007, he published a chapbook of poetry, Ancestor Worship.


Present Writing Program Director, Utah State University English
Present Associate Professor, Utah State University English

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Honors and Awards

  • Teacher of the Year Award, College of HASS, Utah State University (2006)


  • ENGL 4430 - Advanced Poetry Writing
  • ENGL 4630 - American Nature Writers
  • ENGL 1010 - Introduction to Writing
  • ENGL 3430 - Poetry Writing
  • ENGL 2010 - Research Writing
  • ENGL 6820 - Teaching English Practicum
  • ENGL 4510 - Teaching Literature
  • ENGL 4500 - Teaching Writing

Contact Information

Phone: (435) 797-3546
Office Location: Family Life (FL) 201B

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