Greg Ahrenhoerster

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Greg Ahrenhoerster


(262) 521-5522
Office Hours / Schedule 

ENG 280 Introduction to Shakespeare, MW 1:00-2:15, N058

Spring 2016 Office Hours: MW 10:00-12:00 and by appointment


Ahrenhoerster, Greg. "Would Marx Call for an Overthrow of ESPN? Sports as an Opiate of the People." Critical Insights: American Sports Fiction. Eds. Michael Cocchiarale and Scott Emmert. Boston: Salem Press, 2013.

 Ahrenhoerster, Greg and Joseph J. Foy. "Pop a Poppler?" Futurama and Philosophy: Bite My Shiny Metal Axiom. Eds. Courtland Lewis and Shaun Young. Chicago: Open Court, 2013. 113-124.

Ahrenhoerster, Greg. "Nautical Nonsense and Naturalism." SpongeBob SquarePants and Phliosophy: Soaking Up Secrets Under the Sea. Ed. Joseph J. Foy. Chicago: Open Court, 2011. 141-152.

Phillips, Cassandra and Greg Ahrenhoerster. “The Scholarship of Assessment: Increasing Agency and Collaboration through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.” Assessment in the Disciplines Volume 4: Assessment of Writing. Eds. Marie C. Paretti and Katrina M. Powell. Tallahassee: Association for Institutional Research, 2009. 85-106.

Ahrenhoerster, Greg. "Perfect" (short story). Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature. 25.1 (2008): 133-14.

Ahrenhoerster, Greg. “Aye on Springfiled: Reasons to Vote ‘Yes’ on Popular Culture.” Homer Simpson Goes To Washington: American Politics Through Popular Culture. Ed. Joseph J. Foy. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2008. 9-18.

Ahrenhoerster, Greg. "Will They Still Respect Us In the Morning? A Study of How Students Write After They Leave the Classroom." Teaching English in the Two-Year College. 34.1 (2006): 20-31. 

Ahrenhoerster, Greg. “White S(ox) vs. Indians: Sports and Unresolved Cultural Conflict in Native American Fiction,” Upon Further Review: Sports in American Literature. Eds. Michael Cocchiarale and Scott Emmert. Westport: Praeger, 2004. 53-62.

Ahrenhoerster, Greg. “’I Just Hit .300—Time to Renegotiate My Contract’: Baseball as a Symbol of Capitalism in American Literature.” Baseball/Culture: Essays 1995-2001. London: McFarlane, 2003. 22-32.

Ahrenhoerster, Greg and Jon Brammer. “What’s the Point of your OWL?” The Writing Lab Newsletter. 26.6 (2002): 1-5.

Ahrenhoerster, Greg. “(Don’t) Be the Ball or What Michael-Jordan Wannabes Can Learn from Ralph Ellison.” Aethelon, the Journal of Sports Literature. 18.1 (2001): 21-27.

Ahrenhoerster, Greg. “Yankees 1, Yoknapatwphans 0—the Role of Sports in The Sound and the Fury.”  Aethelon, the Journal of Sports Literature. 16.2 (1999): 105-113.



B.S. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee