colby-sawyer faculty

Mike Jauchen

Associate Professor, Humanities
(603) 526-3884 |

Joined the faculty in 2009. B.A. in English from Wheaton College (IL); M.A. and Ph.D. in English from The University of Louisiana-Lafayette. His teaching and scholarly interests include creative writing, American literature, film history, modern British and Irish literature (especially Joyce and Beckett), contemporary experimental fictions and poetries, interdisciplinary approaches to textual creation and criticism, and autobiographical writing. His stories, essays, and poems have appeared in a number of print and online journals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Film & Movies
  • Literature
  • Writing
  • Fiction Writing
  • Contemporary American Fiction

Recent Publications and Presentations

  • Jauchen, Michael. "The Last Book I Loved, Miss Lonelyhearts," The Rumpus, July 2012. Read this piece here.

  • Jauchen, Michael. "Our Electric Borders." Keyhole 7 (2009): 90-101.

  • Jauchen, Michael. "Well, the Eagle's Still My #1 Choice for the National Bird." Quarter after Eight 15 (2009): 48-54.

  • Jauchen, Michael. "Am I Jewish?: Notes toward a Hermeneutics of the Fake Family History." DIAGRAM 9.1 (2009): n.pag.Web.

  • Jauchen, Michael. "Loser." Knock 9 (2008): 3-6.

  • Jauchen, Michael. "Love Letter #25." Santa Monica Review 20.1 (2008): 51-78.


  • Ph.D., M.A., English, University of Louisiana-Lafayette
  • B.A., English, Wheaton College