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Mrs. Whitney Borup

Whitney Borup grew up in Orem, Utah and now lives in Rose Park in Salt Lake City. She spends all of her free time reading and watching movies, and she is an avid Bruce Springsteen fan.


  • Brigham Young University – BA in Media Arts – BS in Psychology
  • San Francisco State University – MA in Cinema Studies
  • University of Utah – PhD in English

Teaching Experience:

2005-2007: Film Studies Teaching Assistant at Brigham Young University 

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Film Studies
  • Hands on a Camera: Documentary Filmmaking

Courses Assisted:

  • Film History 1
  • Film History 2

2007-2008: Film Studies Instructor at San Francisco State University

Course Taught:

  • Introduction to Cinema Studies

Course Assisted:

  • Theory of Cinema

2011-2017: English Instructor at University of Utah

Courses Taught:

  • Writing 2010
  • Critical Introduction to Literary Forms


  • The Graphic Novel

2016-Present: English Teacher at Herriman High School

Courses Taught:

  • AP Language and Composition
  • AP Literature and Composition
  • Film Studies
  • Language Arts 10H
  • Language Arts 10
  • Language Arts 11
Coursework can be found at the following links: