Andrew Macdonald


Andrew Macdonald, Professor
Office Location
326 Bobet Hall
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
Department of English
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 50
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 865-2478
Fax Number
(504) 865-2294
E-mail Address


Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Tulane University, B.A., Tulane University

Short Bio

Prof. Andrew Macdonald was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and initially educated in bilingual British schools. He earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in English from Tulane University and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas (Austin), with specialties in English Renaissance literature and composition/practical linguistics. He has published in popular culture studies and cultural/linguistic problems in second language learning. He is co-author of Mastering Writing Essentials, a text for second language speakers, a book on Howard Fast's popular writing, Jane Austen on Screen, books on images of Native Americans in popular culture, and a study of Scott Turow. He served as Academic Director of the Loyola Intensive English program for seven years.

Courses Taught

  • Critical Reading-Writing
  • Writing About Literature
  • Multicultural Literature
  • How Language Works
  • Studies in American Cinema: Film Comedy
  • Film and Art of Literature Adaptation