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Tyler Saunders

Tyler Saunders, Instructor of English

Tyler Saunders, Instructor of English
Tyler Saunders, Instructor of English

Department of English
349 Shanks Hall
181 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
231-8469 | tsaund1@vt.edu

Tyler A. Saunders is an Instructor of English. His teaching and research focuses on the ways in which writing, rhetoric, and literature open up and address the questions and issues of the meaning of human life and living in connection with other humans and nonhuman animals. In addition to animal studies, his other interests include horror films, metal music, and Postmodern American literature. He holds an MA in English from Virginia Tech and a BA in English from Appalachian State University. Tyler teaches ENGL 1105 and 1106.

  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • First-year Writing
  • Animal Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Postmodern American Literature
  • MA in English, Virginia Tech, 2019
  • BA in English, Appalachian State University, 2017
  • Principles of Effective Teaching Certificate, Virginia Tech, 2020
  • ENGL 1105: First-year Writing: Introduction to College Composition
  • ENGL 1106: First-year Writing: Writing From Research