Dr. Erik Juergensmeyer

Dr. Erik Juergensmeyer
Professor of English


  • How rhetoric and writing can improve communication for the public good
  • Argumentation
  • Community-based learning and research 
  • Conflict resolution


  • Ph.D., Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English, University of Arizona
  • M.A., English (Emphasis: Rhetoric and Composition), Georgia State University
  • B.A., Political Science, Emory University


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About Dr. Erik Juergensmeyer

Erik Juergensmeyer is a professor for English at Fort Lewis College. He joined the College in 2013. Erik's writing courses focus on how rhetoric and writing can improve communication for the public good. His interests include argumentation, community-based learning and research, and conflict resolution. Erik is also coordinator of the Peace and Conflict Studies minor. When he's not reading, teaching, and writing, Erik enjoys spending time outdoors camping, climbing, fishing, and skiing.

In the news

Professor of English Erik Juergensmeyer has been named to a four-year term on the Faculty Editorial Committee of the University Press of Colorado and Utah State University Press for projects in composition, rhetoric, and education. [9/12/18]