Daniel Joseph Woody

Daniel Woody
Clinical Assistant Professor, Writing Program
Daniel Woody is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Writing Program at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining the university, he taught literature, humanities, and writing courses at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Loyola University Chicago, University of Arkansas (Fayetteville), and Missouri State University's satellite campus inside Liaoning Normal University. 
Although primarily a poet, his creative work often crosses genres and disciplines, veering into sculptural installation, photography, and painting. His work has been published in both print and online, as well as exhibited by or performed in Chicago's Sullivan Galleries, The Chicago Cultural Center, and the Academy for American Poets.

Select Publications

  • "Black in America." Chicago Review. Issue no. 62:4/63:1/2: The Black Arts Movement in Chicago
  • "no time easy living." The Journal Petra. Issue no. 6
  • "Chase/Noise/Bite." BOAAT. March/April 2016 Issue
  • "Seek the Whistle." The Volta. Issue no. 31
  • Intersecting Inquiries: Research at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Coauthor/Coeditor. Art Institute of Chicago Press. 2016


  • MFA, Writing
    School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Courses Taught

  • Perspectives on the Humanities: Race/Class/Borders