Diane Economakis

Diane Economakis
Senior Lecturer; Composition

Contact Information

Office Location: Wiekamp Hall, Room DW3144
Office Phone: (574) 520-4159

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MA, University of Notre Dame

Diane Persin Economakis serves as Senior Lecturer in English, and has taught at IUSB since 2006.  Her most frequently taught courses include English W270:  Argumentative Writing (a course which she was instrumental in restructuring), English W131, and T390:  Music and Literature, which she created.  Diane is especially interested in questions regarding the impact of new technology on our work and educational experiences.  She is also a musician and serves as Executive Director of the South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestras.  Diane earned her B.A. in English, B.S. in Secondary Education/English, and B.M. in Violin Performance from the Pennsylvania State University Schreyer Honors College, and her M.A. in English at the University of Notre Dame.  She and her husband have a six-year-old daughter.