Erin Wynn

Associate Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2006

Professor Erin Wynn

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About Erin

After graduating from NYU in 1994, I ventured overseas to South Korea where I started my teaching career. I spent 2 years teaching EFL in Seoul, SK. After leaving Seoul, I lived in South East Asia experiencing live overseas. After moving back to New York City, I continued my education getting my Master's in TESOL. While comp.eting my degree, I was an eighth-grade middle school Language Arts teacher. After more exciting teaching experiences in New York and the Middle East, I moved to RI. In 2006, I was hired as an adjunt professor in 2006 and became a full-time faculty in 2007. I am truly fortunate to teach at JWU and consider myself fortunate to be in the classroom with today's students. I am fortunate to experience life-longteaching and learning with the students at JWU.


  • M.A., Hunter College
  • B.S., New York University

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin

Teaching Interests

Getting my students involved in their learning is the key to my teaching. I think that if we all 'do' and not just listen, learning is a more dynamic experience. We should all be life-long learners and embrace the idea that knowledge is power, and as we sit in our classes and experience learning, we are changing the world.

Scholarly Interests

Self-Directed Learning
Adult-Language Theory/Androgogy
Teaching English as a Second Language
Life-Long Learning


  • ENG1020 - Rhetoric & Composition I
  • ENG1021 - Rhetoric & Composition II
  • ENG1030 - Communication Skills
  • ENG2010 - Introduction to Technical Communication

Extra Curricular Roles

Faculty to the Korean Culinary Club


Professional Affiliations

Modern Language Association (MLA)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)
MA Association of Speakers of Other Languages (MATSOL)
New England Association of Teachers of English (NEATE)