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Laura A. Misco

Faculty - English




(414) 410-4682


BH Bonaventure Hall 2120B


Box 388


Laura Misco joined the Cardinal Stritch University faculty in 2005. She has a M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from the University of North Carolina - Wilmington and a B.A. in English with an Emphasis in Writing from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She teaches undergraduate courses in writing, literature, and film. Laura's scholarship focuses on the emerging genre of digital storytelling and fiction writing. She is the co-chair of the Stritch Common Read Committee and directs the Paula Friedman Excellence in Writing Awards, which celebrates high school writers in the Milwaukee area.


  • B.A., Univ Of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.F.A., Univ of North Carolina Wilmington


Creative Writing, Contemporary Fiction, Digital Storytelling, Film Studies

Why Stritch?

"Everyday, I'm afforded the opportunity to work closely with remarkable students from varied backgrounds and experiences. Our small classes allow us to enter into dialogue with each other about all the real things: art, diversity, beauty, and the universals of the human experience. It's simple: at Stritch, we really know each other, and it makes all the difference. "

- Laura A. Misco