Patrick Eidsmo

Instructor, Writers' Workshop Consultant


Patrick has been an instructor in the Academic Writing and Learning Center since 2013. He teaches courses in reading and writing and works in the workshop as a consultant. He completed his MA in English from UMD in 2011, and he loves medieval history, camping in his pop-up camper, and walking his golden retriever.

Office: KAML 212, 416 Library Drive, Duluth, MN 55812

Spring '23 Office Hours: on leave

BA - University of Saint Thomas 
MA - University of Minnesota Duluth 
Graduate Certificate in Technical Communication - Expected 2023

Areas of interest: Rhetoric and composition pedagogy, Scientific and Technical Communication

Book recommendations:

  • The Greenlanders by Jane Smiley
  • Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
  • The Sabbath World by Judith Shulevitz
  • Dancing at the Rascal Fair by Ivan Doig
  • The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward Tufte
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