Meet Our Advisors

Whether you are interested in learning more about Writing, Literature, and Film studies here at OSU, exploring one of our majors, taking a class, or seeking academic and other resources to support your learning experience, we welcome you to contact us. We will help you discover meaningful connections between your intellectual passions and a plan of study with depth, breadth, and challenge.

Liddy Detar, Academic Advisor

   Creative Writing major
   English major
   English minor
   Writing minor
   Film minor
   Applied Journalism minor
   Scientific, Technical, & Professional Communication Certificate
 
Phone: (541) 737-1643
Email: Liddy.Detar@oregonstate.edu

 

Liddy Detar is the Academic Advisor for SWLF's undergraduate majors, minors, and certificates. Her teaching and areas of interest include memoir writing, Caribbean literary studies, feminist and queer theories, and story-based strategies for social change. Dr. Detar has also taught and advised for years in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She coordinates the MFA Graduate Internship Program and directs “Social Action Works,” a professional development initiative that supports undergraduate students to explore careers that enact social commitments. Dr. Detar trains horses and riders in natural horsemanship, rock climbs, enjoys digital media, quilting, and spending time with her teenage kids.