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Leslie Cohen-Gee

Assistant Professor

Harris Hall 5153

Office hours: Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.


Leslie Cohen-Gee began her teaching career shortly after earning her master's degree in 2009. Prior to joining the Department of Focused Inquiry, she taught composition, American and British literature, French, and dual enrollment English, at St. Catherine’s School, Kenston Forest School, and J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.  One of her favorite teaching experiences was teaching English (alongside her husband) in Vranov, Slovakia for Education for Democracy.  Before teaching, she worked as an archaeologist, with a concentration in zooarchaeology, for James Madison University and the College of William and Mary. Her interests are reading, writing, baking, Native American literature, bird watching, and traveling. She lives in Richmond with her husband, two daughters,  a dog and a cat.


  • M.A.- Literature, Virginia Commonwealth University


  • UNIV 111
  • UNIV 112
  • UNIV 200
  • ENG 215