Michelle Bonanno

Michelle BonannoLecturer of Writing

BA 2001 Psychology Fort Lewis College
MA 2004 Communication University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Michelle graduated from Fort Lewis College with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in Communications in 2001. She then attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she earned a Master of Arts in Communication in 2004. Beginning with her graduate studies, Michelle became, and continues to be, particularly interested in the rhetorical power of mass media. She wrote her Master's thesis on the role of local newspapers in healing the Littleton, Colorado community after the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. Michelle began teaching in the Writing Program here at Fort Lewis in 2005. As a student at FLC, Michelle met her future husband, Anthony, and they are now raising their two children, AJ and Mia. 

Office: Jones 124
Phone: (970) 247-7183
Email: bonanno_m@fortlewis.edu