Warren Olin-Ammentorp

  • Professor, English
  • Courses Taught: SURVEYS: British, American and World Literatures; Western and non-Western Art History. TOPICS COURSES: Science Fiction; Myth and the Modern Mind; Children’s Literature; Fairy Tales; Jane Austen; The Rise of the Novel (Studies in Literature and Culture 1750-1900); Homer; The Bible as Literature. FIRST-YEAR SEMINARS: Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings; Introduction to Comics and Sequential Art. What We Learned at Hogwart's: Re-reading Harry Potter. WRITING/RESEARCH COURSES: College Writing I and II; Methods of Inquiry (Humanities); Capstone Seminar
Warren Olin-Ammentorp, Cazenovia College Professor, English
Humanities & Natural Sciences
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13 Nickerson St.
Warren Olin-Ammentorp joined the faculty at Cazenovia College in 1990. At Cazenovia Olin-Ammentorp has focused his energies on teaching and service. His professional interests include speculative fiction, children's literature, literary theory, and the history of the novel. His service projects have included work on college accreditation, strategic planning, and assessment.
  • B.A. Carleton College
  • M.A. University of Chicago
  • Ph.D. University of Michigan
  • 2009: Making the Difference (Student Services) Award
  • 2008: Distinguished Faculty Achievement
  • 2005: Special Recognition Award, Enable of Central New York
  • 2001: Honorary Class Member, Sophomore Class (shared with Maryrose Eannace)
  • 1988: Dean Patrides Memorial Dissertation Fellowship
  • 1981: Carleton College Departmental Honors in English and Art History
  • Commissioner, Middle States Commission on Higher Education (2012-2014)
  • Evaluation Team Member, Middle States Commission on Higher Education: Lebanon Valley College (2012); Nyack College (2010); Wilson College (2009); Manor College (2008); Bryant and Stratton College (2007); Strayer University (2006); Goldey-Beacom College (2006); Mount St. Mary's University (2005)
  • Strategic Planning Facilitator,Aurora of Central New York (2005)
  • Strategic Planning Facilitator, Enable of Central New York (2004)