Laura Dorwart

Education Expert

Education

Ph.D., Performance and Feminist Studies, University of California San Diego

M.F.A., Creative Writing, Antioch University-Los Angeles

B.A., Theatre/Writing, Barnard College

Introduction

Laura Dorwart, Ph.D., is a writer and educator based in Ohio. An experienced classroom instructor and test prep tutor, Laura has taught at All-Star Academy, Summa Education, Hamilton College Consulting, Pivot Tutors, and Smith College's Blue Tree Camp. Her test prep experience includes SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT prep. 

Highlights

  • Bylines in The New York Times, The Guardian, A&E, BuzzFeed, VICE, and more
  • Holds a Ph.D. from the University of California San Diego and an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles

 

Experience

Elsewhere online and in print, Laura covers mental health, pregnancy, disability, parenting, education, relationships, pop culture (especially television), queer issues, the performing arts, feminism, and politics. 

Laura's work has been published by The New York Times, The Guardian, A&E, BuzzFeed, VICE, SheKnows, Catapult, McSweeney's, Dazed, Dilettante Army, Ravishly, AfterEllen, Autostraddle, Thought Catalog, and others. 

    Education

    Laura holds a Ph.D. from the University of California San Diego and an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles. She also has a B.A. Cum Laude from Barnard College.

    Other work:

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    ThoughtCo and Dotdash

    ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

    For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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