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Courtney Sviatko


Harris Hall 5164

Office hours: Tuesday, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., in person; Friday, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. via Zoom, and by appointment


Courtney joined the department of Focused Inquiry full time in 2018. In addition to teaching, Courtney spent several years supporting college students as an academic coach, tutor, and writing consultant. Most recently, she was a Learning Specialist at the University of Texas at Austin, where she also coordinated the university’s Public Speaking Center. In her free time, Courtney enjoys taking ballet and modern dance classes and exploring the river with her dog.


  • M.A., English, Virginia Commonwealth University


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