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Zoie Burbank


Colloquium Associate

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Contact Information

Salem Campus

About Zoie

  • Major: Creative Writing/English
  • Minor: Undecided, but possibly Classics
  • Hometown: Yakima, WA
  • Extracurriculars: Writing, windsurfing, adventuring, exploring
  • Favorite classes: Creative Writing 101 with Professor Bredie; Classics Love and War with Professor Knorr; Introduction to Photography with Ranran; and Mathematical Puzzles and Great Escapes with Professor McNicholas
  • Favorite place on campus: Under the Star Trees
  • Favorite place off campus: The Yard, or even though it an hour-and-a-half drive, Hood River is my favorite place on earth


  • I am a published author!
  • I have five tattoos, and got my first one when I was seventeen
  • I got a tattoo before my first kiss
  • love water, but am the worst swimmer ever
  • I wrestled all the way through middle and high school, but had to stop after I blew my ACL
  • I am the only person at Willamette I've been able to find so far from Yakima, or any of the adjacent towns

You can always reach me by email at 

Willamette University

College Colloquium

Office of the Associate Dean
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.