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Karyn Hecht

Karyn Hecht

Professor of Communications
  • Department:
  • Location:
  • School:
    Undergraduate in Chicago
  • Position:
  • Start Date:
    January 1987
  • Educational Background:

    BA, Houghton College
    MA, Wheaton College Graduate School

  • Professional/Personal Interests:

    Professor Hecht is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and The Association of Writers and Writing Programs. She is the recipient of the 2012 Alumni Faculty Citation Award.   


    In addition to teaching feature writing, Ms. Hecht also oversees the Jerry Jenkins’ Writer Awards contest, which provides undergraduate students the opportunity to write an essay on the given topic of the year. Mr. Jenkins chooses the three winners who receive monetary prizes and are announced during Founder’s Week.