Leslie Hammer teaches Writing 1, Writing 2, Writing for Cultural Rhetoric (Wr. 105CR), Writing for Chicanx Studies (109CS), Writing for the Humanities (109HU), Writing for the Social Sciences (109SS), and the ACE sequence. She received her Ph.D. in Literature from UC San Diego. Her areas of specialization include nineteenth-century US Literature, multi-ethnic US literature, US women's writing, transnational literature, and autobiography studies. She is the Chair of the ACE Program and Writing 1 Committee.