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Dr. Steve Bortolotti

Dr. Steve Bortolotti

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Title: Faculty
Rank: Professor
Dept: General Education
Office: 226
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x2260
Fax: (309) 692-3893
Email: sbortolotti@midstate.edu

Mailing Address

Attn: Dr. Steve Bortolotti
Midstate College
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Office Hours

Course Location Time
General Room 226 Tu,Th 4:00pm–6:00pm


PhD dissertation in historical fiction

Favorite sports teams: Cubs, Bears

Favorite US city: Chicago

Favorite world city: Florence, Italy

Favorite Amercian literature: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Great Gatsby, The Good Earth

Favorite British literature: Pride and Prejudice, A Room with a View

Favorite films: The Natural, Amadeus

Favorite TV show: The Amazing Race

Languages: Spanish and Italian

Pets: English Chocolate Lab named Wrigley.


  • PhD in English Studies, 2012
    Illinois State University

    The Scheherazade Dynamic: Fabulation and Manipulation as Art and Pedagogy

  • MA in English
    Bradley University
  • BA in English
    Western Illinois University

Work Experience

  • Midstate College (2001–present)