- UC DavisEducator, Journalist, Host, Poet, Academic Associate Director of Academic Technology Services, 1990 - present
Dr. Andy Jones is a poet, MC, faculty member at UC Davis, radio talk show host, and public speaker. Andy has taught writing and literature classes at the University of California, Davis since 1990, and since 2000 has hosted "Dr. Andy's Poetry and Technology Hour" on KDVS, Wednesday afternoons at 5:00 P.M. Andy also coordinates and hosts the Poetry Night Reading Series in Davis, California. In 2006 Andy's book of poetry, Split Stock, was published by John Natsoulas Press (with co-author Brad Henderson). His most recent book (2014), about raising a son with Autism and Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome, was titled Where's Jukie?
In addition to a wide variety of classes on advanced non-fiction writing, writing across media, creative writing, American Literature, poetry (Advanced Poetry Workshop during the summer of 2011), and theory, Andy has taught several freshman seminars on topics such as Jazz and Literature, The Beat Generation in Poetry and Film, Creativity and Technology, and Writing About the Future. In 2006, the Associated Students at UC Davis named him Educator of the Year.
During the summer of 2011, Andy was named the Academic Associate Director of Academic Technology Services at UC Davis. In 2014, Dr. Andy was named the Poet Laureate of the City of Davis.
Find out more about Andy Jones at http://www.andyojones.com.
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