Tanvi  Patel

Tanvi Patel, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member

(805) 493-3042
Pearson Library, Darling Suite #132


Tanvi Patel is the Assistant Director of the Writing Center and Adjunct Faculty in the English Department at California Lutheran University. She earned BAs in English and Economics from the University of California Los Angeles, a Masters of Fine Arts in Poetry from San Diego State University and an MA/Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Washington.

In her 10-year teaching history, Dr. Patel has taught a range of courses including composition, creative writing, cultural studies, film and literature, parallel novels, crime fiction, post-colonial studies, writing in the arts, interdisciplinary studies, and her main focus of South Asian literature.


University of Washington - Ph.D. English Literature, MA English Literature

San Diego State University - MFA Poetry

University of California, Los Angeles - BA English, BA Economics


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