Andrew Hoag, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Literature


  • Ph.D., English, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • M.A., English, San Diego State University
  • B.A., English, Point Loma Nazarene University


Courses Taught

  • WRI 110 - College Composition: Writing and Research
  • LIT 350 - World Literature: Global Modernist Literature
  • LIT 208 - Major Works in Short Story
  • WRI 116 - College Research Writing
  • University NOW Writing
  • WRI 115 - Essay Writing
  • LIT 203 - Masterpieces in World Literature III
  • COM 100 - Principles of Human Communication

Experience in Field

  • Adjunct Professor of Communications and English at San Diego Christian College
  • Teaching Assistant at San Diego State University
  • Instructor at Southern California Yeshiva High School
  • Reading Instructor for Institute of Reading Development
  • Teaching Assistant in Writing Program at University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University Teaching Fellow in the Teaching and Learning Center at UTSA


Professional and Community Involvement

  • Volunteer high school Debate coach
  • Volunteer reading tutor through San Antonio Youth Literacy
  • Co-Chair of UTSA Graduate English Symposium

Awards and Honors

  • University Teaching Fellowship – UT San Antonio

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications


  • “Translation as Collaboration: Jorge Luis Borges’s Unfaithful Relationship with Literature from the United States"


  • “Race in Composition Theory” presented at HERA Conference in San Francisco, CA 
  • “Translation and Y no se lo tragó la tierra” presented at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX 
  • “The Political Implications of Borges’s Translations of Jack London,” presented at American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA 
  • “Borges the Naturalist: Jack London’s Potential Influence on Jorge Luis Borges” presented at the Jack London Society Symposium in Berkeley, CA 


  • “Face in the Ceiling” short story published in The Driftwood at Point Loma Nazarene University 
  • “Unlikely Compatriots: Jorge Luis Borges’s Reconstruction of Jack London” – under consideration for publication at Studies in American Naturalism
  • “The Art of Influence Construction: Borges’s Merging of Hawthorne and Poe” – under consideration for publication at Variaciones Borges