Dr. Lisa Catani

Lisa Catani's creative interests include writing fiction, personal essays and creative nonfiction. She is currently researching new material to be incorporated into her DFS 101 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies class, including Ibsen's set designs, costume designs and recent experimental interpretations of the classic play, A Doll's House.


Lisa Catani has taught English language and literature at the college level for over thirty years. She also has corporate experience, including work at Chrysler Corporation, where, along with colleagues, she researched, wrote and edited the corporate newsletter and wrote and delivered a daily in-house news broadcast. She also edited documents for the City of Detroit's Water and Sewerage Department during the Dennis Archer administration.

Significant publications/presentations/exhibitions/projects:

CCS Academic Assessment Team 2013-present

Higher Learning Commission Assessment Academy 2013-2016

Facilitator, CCS Strategic Planning

Founder: CCS Writing Studio
  • Ph.D., Wayne State University; M.A., Wayne State University; B.A., Wayne State University
  • Chair of Liberal Arts
  • lcatani@collegeforcreativestudies.edu


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