Faculty

Amy Devitt
Professor
785-864-2567
3131 Wescoe Hall

Ph.D. English Language and Literature, University of Michigan

Research interests: Rhetorical genre studies, Standardized Edited English, writing pedagogies, writing in the professions

Frank Farmer
Professor
785-864-2524
3123 Wescoe Hall

Ph.D. Rhetoric & Composition, University of Louisville

Research interests: Publics and Counterpublics, Alternative Literacies, Self-Publication, Rhetorical Witnessing, Bakhtinian Theory

Peter J. Grund
Associate Professor
785-864-2512
3111 Wescoe Hall

Ph.D. English, University of Uppsala, Sweden

Research interests: English language studies, English historical linguistics, historical pragmatics, historical sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics, early American English, editing, vernacularization of science, manuscript studies, Salem witch trials

Mary Jo Reiff
Professor
785-864-2570
3067 Wescoe Hall

Ph.D. English, Rhetoric & Composition, University of Kansas

Research interests: Writing theory, research, and pedagogy; public rhetoric; audience theory; critical ethnography; rhetorical genre studies


Affiliated Faculty

Phillip Drake
Assistant Professor
785-864-2534
3112 Wescoe Hall
James Hartman
Professor Emeritus
3060 Wescoe Hall

Ph.D., Michigan

Sonya Lancaster
Associate Director of First- and Second-year English
3001 I. Wescoe Hall

Ph.D. English, University of Kansas

Research interests: Writing program administration, assessment, teacher training, pedagogy, threshold concepts

Sheila Murphy
Concurrent Enrollment Liaison Mentor
3056 Wescoe Hall

Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Research interests: Rhetoric of public discourse and popular culture, peace studies, theories of pedagogy

Terese Thonus
Director, KU Writing Center, Associate Professor of English (courtesy appointment)
785-864-2398
424 Anschutz Library

Ph.D., Indiana University

 


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