Kathleen Ochshorn


(813) 257-3349




401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

PH 421

Meet Kathleen Ochshorn

Professor, English

Education: 1970 St. Petersburg Junior College, A.A.
1972 Florida State University, B.A.
1974 University of South Florida, M.A.
1986 University of South Florida, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: Fiction Workshops
The Contemporary Novel
Women Writers
Irish and Caribbean Literatures
First -Year Writing

Career Specialties: Kathleen Ochshorn specializes in contemporary literature and fiction and travel writing.

Professional and Community Activities:

Ochshorn has published literary criticism, short fiction, book reviews, creative nonfiction, travel essays, and political and cultural commentary. Her scholarship includes a book on the work of Bernard Malamud entitled The Heart's Essential Landscape and critical articles in journals such as Studies in American Fiction, Mississippi Quarterly, Shaw: The George Bernard Shaw Annual, and The International Journal of the Book.  

Ochshorn is a member of The American Conference for Irish Studies, The International Shaw Society, The Association of Writers and Writing Programs, The Academy of American Poets and the American Association of University Professors.

Honors and Awards: The Louise Loy Hunter Award for Outstanding Faculty Member at The University of Tampa (2010-2011)University of Tampa Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Life (2000-2001)
Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished Alumnus of the Year for the State of Florida (1995)