Kathleen A. O'Connor

Director of the Writing Project, Lecturer in Education, Emerita

Kathleen has been teaching for many years--since serving as an undergraduate language teaching fellow in college. Throughout graduate school and for seven years at Bowdoin, she taught courses in German language and literature. Retaining her focus on language and teaching, she founded the Bowdoin Writing Project in 1994 and served as its director.  She retired in June 2018.


  • B.A., Dartmouth
  • M.A., University of Virginia
  • Ph.D., University of Virginia