STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE

Connie Mae Oliver

Job Title:

English Teacher

Department:

English

Email:

Phone: (510) 577-9100 ext. 

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Started at O'Dowd:

2021

Degrees: 

Bachelor's in English at Florida International University and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from CUNY Brooklyn College

Originally from:

Venezuela

Why I Teach:

Honesty and empathy

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Recommended reads:

Just Us by Claudia Rankine, The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, Dictee by Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler, Soulstorm: Stories by Clarice Lispector, Dubliners by James Joyce, Casas Muertas by Miguel Otero SIlva

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