Specializes in Literature, Poetry, and ESL.
Eric Grunwald is Lecturer II in the English Language Studies group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He holds a B.A. with Distinction In history from Stanford University and an M.A. in English/creative writing from Boston University. Drawing on a wide range of scholastic and vocational experience, he designs and teaches a variety of communication courses for bilingual students at MIT including expository composition, creative writing, academic and professional writing, and speaking, listening, and pronunciation.
A writer of fiction, translations, book reviews, and poetry, he has had work published in Prick of the Spindle, Partisan Review, The MacGuffin, Agni, The Boston Sunday Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, and elsewhere. He has won numerous grants and fellowships as a writer and teacher, and he has taught at Boston University and in Tufts University’s University Preparatory Program (UPP) for elite Chinese high school seniors. He is fluent in German, proficient in Italian and Spanish. Last summer he led historical, literary, and culinary tours of Boston and surrounding areas In English and Italian.