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Tom Friedrich

Photo of Tom FriedrichAssociate Professor of English

Tom Friedrich is assistant professor of English and director of Freshman Composition at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh. He holds a Ph.D. in Literacy Education with a Minor in Literacy and Rhetorical Studies from the University of Minnesota.


  • Ph.D. in Literacy Education, Minor in Literacy and Rhetorical Studies, University of Minnesota

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Selected Publications

  • Friedrich, T., & Lee, M. (in press). Lifelong learning for aesthetic, democratic individuality beyond technocratic times. Journal for the Philosophical Study of Education, 1.
  • Friedrich, T. (2010). Becoming “member enough”: The experience of feelings of incompetence and competence in the process of becoming a professor. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology, 10(1).
  • Beach, R., & Friedrich, T. (2006). Response to writing. In C.A. MacArthur, S. Graham, & J. Fitzgerald (Eds.), Handbook of writing research. New York: Guilford.

Contact Tom Friedrich

Office: Champlain Valley Hall 104
Phone: (518) 564-2135
Email: tfrie001@plattsburgh.edu