Bridget Mabunga

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Position Title
Writing Specialist

  • Writing Support Center

I am a first generation-transfer college graduate who has taught college composition at a variety of levels since 2008. Before joining the AATC in 2014, I taught composition at Folsom Lake College, Sacramento City College and CSU Sacramento. As a writing specialist, I support students in one-on-one sessions and at the Writing Studio, teach our Reading/Writing Workshop and STEP classes, design and present workshops for classes across the curriculum, and support tutor hiring and training. I also work closely with UC Davis initiative centers and have taught my workshop class and offered drop-in hours at The Center for Chicanx/Latinx Academic Students Success since the center opened; I also serve on the board for the Chicanx/Latinx Retention Advisory Committee. Additionally, I am a co-author of the Aggie Grammar Guide.

Degrees earned:

B.A. English, CSU, Chico

  • Gilman Scholar / Semester abroad, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica  

M.A. English, emphasis Creative Writing, CSU, Sacramento

  • Bazanella Award winner for graduate creative non-fiction

Courses taught:

California State University, Sacramento 

Lecturer, English Department Spring 2014

  • English 20: College Composition II

Folsom Lake College, Los Rios Community College District

Assistant Adjunct English Professor Fall 2009- Spring 2014

  • ENGWR 302: Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking
  • ENGWR 301: Advanced Composition and Literature
  • ENGWR 300: College Composition
  • ENGWR 101: College Writing
  • ENGWR 51: Developmental Writing
  • ENGWR41: Writing Skills
  • ENGCW 495: Literary Magazine (spring 13, 14)

Sacramento City College, Los Rios Community College District

Assistant Adjunct English Professor Fall 2009-Spring 2014

  • ENGWR 302: Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking
  • ENGWR 59: Grammar

California State University, Sacramento 

Graduate Teaching Associate 2008-2009

  • English 1: Basic Composition 
  • English 1A: College Composition

Instructional Student Assistant, Educational Opportunity Programs (Fall2007)

  • LS39B: Study Skills/Communications Tutorial


Mabunga, Bridget. "Where You Look Is Where You Go." Under the Gum Tree, Summer, 2012.

Mabunga, Bridget. "Steamed Dungeness Crab with Nanay's Sauce." Kartika Review, no. 13, 2012, pp. 43-7. (Nominated for a Pushcart Prize)

Madeloni, Marita and Bridget Mabunga "Controlled Nature: Learning What You Ought to Know." Under the Gum Tree, October, 2012, pp. 54-82.

Mabunga, Bridget. "My Brood Is a Bike Team." MotherShould?, 11 Apr. 2016.