William J. Rouster

William J. Rouster

Title: Special Lecturer
Office: 113 O'Dowd Hall
Phone: (248) 370-2733
Fax: (248) 370-2748
E-mail: rouster@oakland.edu


Bill Rouster has published several pieces in academic journals and his dissertation was a finalist for the dissertation award in his field of Composition Studies. His main professional goal now is to write and publish fiction, which continues to be a work in progress.


B.A. Eastern Michigan University, 1984
M.A. Eastern Michigan University, 1986
Ph.D. Wayne State University, 1993

Teaching Philosophy

I believe that students and teachers together form a learning community, but it is the teacher's job to push that learning community to achieve new levels of societal and personal awareness as well as improved writing abilities.

Teaching at OU since 1994.