Faculty Profile

Lindsey Schuhmacher
Biography: 
Lindsey Schuhmacher teaches in the University Studies program here at PSU, where she created the senior level Capstone “Embracing Size Diversity,” a service learning course that explores size diversity through social justice and healthcare perspectives. She is also working on a Capstone focused on the need for diversity in children’s and young adult literature, as well as closing the gap in literacy levels among marginalized youth. She loves it here! Lindsey also teaches most levels of composition (097-102), as well as science fiction/fantasy and American literature at Clark College in Vancouver, WA. Among Lindsey’s academic interests are writing, children’s and YA literature, science fiction, fat studies, philosophy, and rhetoric. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Philosophy, a Master of Arts in English, and is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing with a focus on writing for young people. Lindsey has been teaching in person, online, and hybrid courses for a decade and is deeply interested in applying universal design for learning principles to create accessible, engaging online learning environments. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her husband and young children, garden, camp, and read.
Office: 
CH 117