William Timothy Schutz

William Timothy Schutz

Professor of English (Composition, Literature, etc.)



  • Doctor of Arts, Higher Education (Community College), George Mason University
  • Post Graduate Certificate, Higher Education Administration, George Mason University
  • Master of Arts, English, California State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, California Polytechnic State University
  • CELTA Certificate (Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults)

Areas of interest and research

  • Pedagogical innovation
  • Affective domain for whole student development
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
  • Composition and Literature

Short Biography

Dr. William Schutz is the Director of the Department of Student Development and teaches composition as well as other courses at the College for International Studies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English, Master of Arts in English, and a Doctor of Arts in Higher Education (Community College). His doctoral dissertation was a study that investigated the impact of pedagogical interventions involving affective domain skills on student development and his master’s thesis was a literary study on the works of the American writer Ralph Waldo Emerson. Additionally, Dr. Schutz earned a postgraduate certificate in Higher Education Administration and a certificate in English language teaching to adults. He has attended various conferences throughout the United States and has also gained international experience by working in multicultural environments abroad. Dr. Schutz has an excellent proficiency in teaching and training with over 20 years of experience.