Teaching Professor of Composition and Rhetoric
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
Language, Culture, and the Arts
Teaching Areas:Composition and Rhetoric, Writing
Biography and Education
Thom Foy holds BA and MA degrees in English from Wayne State University. He has taught multiple levels of Composition since 1997 at UM-Dearborn, Wayne State, Henry Ford College, and Oakland Community College. He is also a certified secondary education teacher in English and French. Since 2000 he has assisted UM-Dearborn in evaluating English placement exams, and for several years he assisted in the operation of the Writing Center. His research interests include the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, British literature & history, and television/film (specifically adaptation).