Linaya L. Leaf
Professor of English and Theatre
B.A. Linfield College
M.A. Northwestern University
Ph.D. University of Oregon
Office: Morledge-Kimball 222
Dr. Leaf received her bachelor's of arts degree from Linfield College, her master's of arts from Northwestern University, and her doctorate from the University of Oregon. She completed a post-doctoral year in dramatic literature/theatre history and poetry writing at the University of California-Davis. Dr. Leaf has taught for 30 years in college and universities, 20 of them at Rocky Mountain College. She has also taught English and theatre in Micronesia and Sweden and has studied with and taught a course for one of RMC's tribal partners, the Fort Peck Tribes (Assiniboine and Sioux).
Dr. Leaf's interests center around poetry and theatre. She coordinates the annual student writing competition and also serves as faculty advisor for the student literary journal, Soliloquy. Outside of the classroom, Dr. Leaf enjoys traveling and teaching internationally, writing poetry, and playing the piano.
- ENG 451: Advanced Imaginative Writing
- ENG 490-W: Seminar in Writing - Soliloquy