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Natalie Mera Ford

Assistant Professor, Multilingual Writing Specialist

Interim Director of the Writing Associates Program '22-'23

Writing Associates Program

English Literature


  2. Phone: (610) 690-5540
  3. Trotter Hall 104

Natalie Mera Ford is Assistant Professor of English and Multilingual Writing Specialist in the Writing Associates Program at Swarthmore College.  Before coming to Swarthmore, she served as Fellow of The Unbinding Prometheus Project and taught composition and literature at Saint Joseph’s University, Temple University, and the University of York, U.K.  She also served as an English language professor and coach for graduate students, researchers, and professionals in France, Denmark, and England.  Along with Natalie’s experience as a CELTA-qualified instructor, her interdisciplinary scholarship informs her writing and rhetoric courses.  She has published several peer-reviewed articles on the intersection of psychology and literature in nineteenth-century Britain, as well as co-edited a special issue of The Journal on Excellence in College Teaching. Her recent conference presentations include talks on contemplative pedagogy, the medical humanities, and translanguaging.

For the academic year 2022-2023, Natalie will serve as Interim Director of the Writing Associates Program.