Rosemary Horowitz

Academic Specialty:

Professional writing and editing

Office Hours:

TR 1:00-4:30
By appt.

Education:

  • Ed.D. in Writing and the Teaching of Writing, University of Massachusetts
  • M.S. in Technical Writing, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • B.A. in English and Education, Brooklyn College

Rosemary joined the faculty of Appalachian State University in 1995. Prior to her teaching career, she worked as a writer, editor, and trainer for several organizations. In addition to teaching at Appalachian's Boone campus, she has participated in several ASU initiatives in other locations, most notably in Puebla, Mexico and at the Appalachian Loft in New York City. She also co-directs ASU's Office of Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies.

Selected Publications:

  • Memorial Books of Eastern European Jewry: Essays on the History and Meanings of Yizker Volumes. Ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press, 2011.
  • Elie Wiesel and the Art of Storytelling. Ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press, 2006.
  • With Zohara Boyd, "Memory and history in Robert Young's The triumph of the spirit. In Leon Lewis, (Ed.), The works of Robert Young. Jefferson, NC: MacFarland Press, 2005.
  • Rose, J. Il libro nella Shoah. Milan, Italy: Edizioni Sylvestre Bonnard, 2004. [translation of The Holocaust and the book: Destruction and preservation]
  • "The transformation of memory in on-line yisker books." Proteus: A Journal of Ideas. Shippensburg University. Fall 2002.
  • "Reading and writing during the Holocaust as described in yisker books." Jonathan Rose, (Ed.), The Holocaust and the book: Destruction and preservation. Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press, 2000.

Accepted for Publication

  • "Introduction." In Rosemary Horowitz, ed., Elie Wiesel and the Art of Storytelling, McFarland Press, Jefferson, NC.
  • "Creative ambiguity in Elie Wiesel's storytelling." In Rosemary Horowitz, ed., Elie Wiesel and the Art of Storytelling, McFarland Press, Jefferson, NC.
  • "The extraordinary legacy of Rachel Auerbach" in Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History.
Title: Professor
Department: Department of English

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2253

Office address
104F Sanford Hall