Jeanette Lukowski

Assistant Professor

Office/Department: English

Location: Hagg-Sauer Hall 352

Phone: (218) 755-2860

Box #: 23

Email: jlukowski@bemidjistate.edu

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Bio

Jeanette Lukowski was born in Chicago, but followed her muse to Minnesota in the early 1990s.

Jeanette worked in Corporate America for more than a decade before returning to college to complete her B.A. in English Literature (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities). Although she enjoyed being a Copywriter, life forced her to make some new decisions. Returning to college in 2001, Jeanette was teaching her first Composition 1 course as a graduate student the day the Twin Towers collapsed.

Earning her M.A. in Teaching College Composition (St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN) opened a whole new set of doors for Jeanette, including the offer of a job at BSU in August 2008. Since one of Jeanette’s Top 5 Strengths is “Learner,”  she began investigating “Terminal Degree” options soon after the move to Bemidji. Taking advantage of Goddard College’s (Vermont) low-residency program in Creative Writing, Jeanette earned her M.F.A., with a Creative Non-Fiction focus, in January 2011.

Jeanette’s two memoirs, Heart Scars (her M.F.A. project) and Tarnished Dreams have been published by North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.

Degrees

St. Cloud State University
Goddard College