Brian Boyd

Brian Boyd

Lecturer III, English & Drama, Adjunct


Brian Boyd (Lecturer III, English & Drama) teaches literature, theater, creative writing, and composition at the Rockland Center, the Maine State Prison, and online. A lecturer in the University of Maine system since 2001, he earned his MA in English & American Literature (with specialization in Creative Writing) at New York University and his BA in English & American Literature & Language at Harvard College. He also studied Creative Writing at the Antioch Centre for British Studies in London.

Boyd writes short stories and poems as well as art journalism, and his fiction has appeared in The New Yorker and other publications. He is co-founder and director of Acadia Center for English Immersion, an English language school for visitors from around the world. Born in New Mexico, he has lived in France and Denmark as well as seven states in the US.

In his English and Drama classes, he loves using games and hands-on activities to help students gain insight into classic and contemporary theater and literature and to explore their own imaginations and creativity.


M.A., New York University, 1991

B.A., Harvard College, 1983 (Class of ‘82)