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Editor , professor , author

Renny Teresa Christopher is an American author, editor, and professor.


Renny Christopher was born on March 4, 1957 in Newport Beach, California, United States, in the family of Richard T. and Bebi (Ruhland) Christopher.


Renny received Bachelor of Arts at Mills College in 1982. Then she earned Master of Arts at San Jose State University in 1986, and Doctor of Philosophy at University California in 1992.


Renny worked as an editor in Horse Lovers' National, Literature of Liberty, and Gilroy Dispatch untill 1984. Then she held the position of a lecturer in English in San Jose State University, Cabrillo Community College, and California State University. In 1993 - 1994 she was a lecturer in San Jose State University and University of California. She also was a member of an electronic bulletin board Sixties Project Collective, and an associate fellow of Institute for Advanced Technology and the Humanities. Now she gives readings from her works.


  • Renny is famous for her contribution to the books "Understanding Others: Cultural and Cross Cultural Studies and the Teaching of Literature", "Reading the Literatures of Asian America", "The Viet Nam War/The American War: Images and Representations in Euro-American and Vietnamese Exile Narratives", and "The Canon in the Classroom."


Renny is not a religious person.


According to her own words, Renny stands for “peace and freedom."


  • PEN International

  • Modern Language Association of America

  • American Studies Association

  • Popular Culture Association

  • Asian American Studies Association

  • Association for Asian Studies

  • National Council of Teachers of English

  • Conference on College Composition and Communication

  • National Writers Union

  • Philosophical Association of the Pacific Coast

  • California American Studies Association


  • Sport & Clubs

    running, bicycling

  • Other Interests

    horses, hiking