Angelyn Hilgendorf, English as a Second Language Instructor, NYUAD

Angelyn Hilgendorf

Lecturer, English as a Second Language: Associate Director, Academic Enrichment Program

Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi


B.A. University of Tennessee; M.A.T. Duke University

Angelyn Hilgendorf teaches writing, reading and literature in the Opportunities and Liberal Studies Fellow Programs. As a specialist in education, ESL, literature and creative writing, she has extensive experience understanding student needs and designing curriculum. She has co-authored nine consecutive volumes of a student-based literary journal, The Gallery. Hilgendorf is interested in the intersection between literature, analytical and creative writing, and English language learning as a means of cultural preservation and expression. Her previous work experience includes teaching ESL within several colleges at Vanderbilt University (Owen School of Business, the Medical Center and the Center for English Language.)