Mark Dzula, D. Ed.

TEACHER, Director of Teaching & Learning Resources
New York University – B.A.
City University of New York – M.A.
Columbia University – D. Ed.

Professional focus: I am the director of teaching & learning resources, help to manage our resources at Fawcett Library, teach journalism and serve as a dorm head.

Scholarly or professional activities: My doctorate of education is in communication, computing and technology in education. I am an adjunct associate professor for Teachers College, Columbia University and an instructor for USD’s SOLES program. I also have a band called dzuls; we play indie, folk and rock. In 2020, I co-authored “Digital Participation and Risk Contexts in Journalism Education,” a paper published in Cogitatio Press. In June 2022, I authored “Melodrama and The Happiness of the Katakuris for Bright Wall/Dark Room, an online magazine.

Years as an educator:  15, with eight of those at Webb

Grew up: Born in New Jersey; spent 14 years in NYC after college.

Live on campus: Yes

Favorite spot at Webb: Fawcett Library is my home away from home and I love it because it serves as an intellectual and social hub on campus.

Favorite music or musician: Cate Le Bon

Favorite book or author: Los Detectives Salvages by Roberto Bolaño

Favorite TV show or movie:Los Espookys

Typical Saturday routine: If not in Joshua Tree, then: yardwork, skatepark, burger bar, pool, chill out.