Erik Fuhrer   |  South Bend, IN  |

©2020 by Erik Fuhrer


From 2011-2017, Erik acted as the instructor of record for nearly 30 courses across 4 different institution types. The courses he has taught include creative writing, freshman composition, community-based writing and rhetoric, introduction to literature, British literature, the research essay, and freshman seminar.


On this page is a copy of his teaching philosophy, updated 05/2018, three sample syllabi, and a link to blog posts he wrote for the University of Notre Dame's Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning. Please contact him by email for further documents, including additional syllabi, assignments, and rubrics.

As assistant director at The University of Iowa's Center for Teaching, Erik regularly consulted with faculty and graduate students on various teaching topics, including teaching philosophies. Erik is available for individual consultations on teachings on request.



Cover for Fuhrer's apocalyptic ecopoetry collection. Hanging black branches with purple and green brushstrokes.
Cover for Fuhrer's collection of experimental forms. Blue and red background with watery effects.
Cover for Fuhrer's collection of poetic erasures. Red and yellow wedges and red scribbles on a blue background.

Art by

Kimberly Androlowicz

Abstract painting by Kimberly Androlowicz. Scattered colored lines against a multicolored background.

Erik Fuhrer (@Erikfuhrer) is a poet, artist, collaborator, and educator. With his wife, the painter Kimberly Androlowicz, he is co-collaborator of not human enough for the census.