2003 – Present

Deborah A. Lott considers herself fortunate to teach at Antioch University, Los Angeles, which welcomes innovation and cross-disciplinary thinking.

  • Created curricula and teach these upper division literature and writing courses:

The Trauma Memoir: Literary Art from Adversity
Representations of Childhood in Literature
Representations of Adolescence in Literature
Topics in Contemporary Literature: Sexual Politics
Journeys in Creative Nonfiction
Topics in Contemporary Literature: Lolita and Her Literary Sisters

    • Lott receives consistently high evaluations from students
    • Also conducts independent studies with BA Program students


    2010 – Present

    Editor and Advisor to Two Hawks Quarterly, the BA program’s digital literary journal.

    • Helped to take this student-led journal to the next level by attracting work from known writers from around the world
    • Designed and implemented a formal curriculum to teach editorial skills and prepare students for work in
      the publishing industry



    Panel Chair, multiple presentations:

    • Child’s Voice in Literature
    • Progression by Digression: Multiple Narrative Lines in Creative Nonfiction
    • Transference in the Writing Classroom
    • Endings for the End Times?