Liz Boltz Ranfeld

Memoir, Spirituality

Professor Liz Ranfeld graduated from Taylor University with a BA in English and from the University of New Hampshire with an MFA in Creative Nonfiction. Her MFA thesis was a research-based memoir about the ethical and moral implications of international youth missions work. At Anderson University, she teaches freshman composition, nonfiction, creative writing, and the both of the First Year Experience courses.

As an essayist, Ranfeld writes and publishes about a variety of topics, but especially women and religion. Recently, her work has been published by the Shriver ReportJezebel.comFaculty Focus, and Persephone Magazine. She is also invested in bringing technology into the classroom in new ways that benefit students. She blogs frequently about the best ways to use media, popular culture, and technology in the composition classroom. 

Festival Years: 2014