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Ryan W. Krull

Ryan W. Krull is a lecturer in the Department of Communication and Media in the College of Arts and Sciences at UMSL. He earned his BA in Communication (2010) and an MFA in Creative Writing (2014) from UMSL. He teaches both Introduction to News Writing as well as Feature Writing. He also serves as faculty advisor to UMSL’s independent student newspaper, The Current

Before going to grad school Ryan worked as a freelance reporter and he currently writes both nonfiction and fiction. His writing has appeared in The Rumpus, The Riverfront Times, Hobart, december magazine, The Millions, Third Coast magazine and elsewhere.

Selected courses taught

  • Media Studies 2180: Intro to News Writing*
  • Media Studies 3150: Feature Writing*
  • Media Studies 3201: Narratives from the Forever Wars^
  • Communication 1042: Reacting to the Past

*cross-listed with English

^cross-listed with English and Military and Veterans Studies


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Contact Ryan
110a Clark Hall

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