Department of Writing and Rhetoric

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Writing and Rhetoric Teachers

Directory is organized by instructor last name. Click the alphabet range to expand.

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Rebecca Albright : Graduate Instructor

Rebecca Albright

Graduate Instructor

raalbrig@olemiss.edu | 999 Lester Hall
George Atkins : Adjunct Instructor

George Atkins

Adjunct Instructor

gatkins@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall 217

B.A. University of Mississippi 1989
M.A. University of Memphis 1997

Before joining the Department for Writing and Rhetoric in 2013 to teach WRIT 101/102e, Ms. Atkins directed marketing and public relations efforts for the National Center for Physical Acoustics and acted as Interim Assistant Dean for Student Services for the School of Engineering.

Trey Bagwell : Instructor

Trey Bagwell

Instructor

ttbagwel@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall, 3rd Floor, Rm. B12

Graduate of Auburn University in Composition and Rhetoric. Instructor of WRIT 250 and Member of the Writing 250 Curriculum Committee.

Liam Baranauskas : Graduate Instructor

Liam Baranauskas

Graduate Instructor

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Keith Boran : Instructor

Keith Boran

Instructor

pkboran@olemiss.edu | Off Campus Office

Received a B.A. in English with a concentration in Writing from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Received a M.A in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Sheena Boran : Instructor

Sheena Boran

Instructor

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Jeffrey Bourdon : Adjunct Instructor

Jeffrey Bourdon

Adjunct Instructor

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Kerry Bowers : Adjunct Instructor

Kerry Bowers

Adjunct Instructor

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Bill Boyle : Adjunct Instructor

Bill Boyle

Adjunct Instructor

wmboyle@olemiss.edu |

Author of GRAVESEND and DEATH DON'T HAVE NO MERCY (Broken River Books). Writing has appeared in L.A. REVIEW OF BOOKS, SALON, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, and other magazines and journals. Has taught first year writing and creative writing at University of Mississippi, SUNY Maritime, and SUNY New Paltz.

Bobby Briggs : Adjunct Instructor

Bobby Briggs

Adjunct Instructor

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Michelle Bright : Adjunct Instructor

Michelle Bright

Adjunct Instructor

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Tom Bullington : Graduate Instructor

Tom Bullington

Graduate Instructor

tlbullin@go.olemiss.edu | Off Campus Office

Thomas Bullington is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English. His research interests include British literature of the Long 18th Century and ecocriticism. He currently lives off campus in Warner Robins, Georgia, where he steadily hammers away at his dissertation and shows off his collection of fabulous bowties.

Gretchen Bunde : Instructor

Gretchen Bunde

Instructor

gtbunde@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall 218

BS in Middle Grades Education from Berry College in 2006

MA in English Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2012

Member of the Writing 102 Curriculum Committee

Dixon Bynum : Adjunct Instructor

Dixon Bynum

Adjunct Instructor

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Brad Campbell : Instructor & Oxford Writing Center Director

Brad Campbell

Instructor & Oxford Writing Center Director

mbcampbe@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall Suite C

Brad Campbell joined the University of Mississippi as the Oxford Campus Writing Center Director in January 2014. He comes to Ole Miss from Mississippi State University where he served as the Interim Director of the Writing Center and Coordinator of the Online Writing Center. His research interests include writing center theory, composition theory, and cultural studies.

Rachel Cason : Graduate Instructor

Rachel Cason

Graduate Instructor

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Allison Combs : Graduate Instructor

Allison Combs

Graduate Instructor

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Jessica Comola : Adjunct Instructor

Jessica Comola

Adjunct Instructor

jlcomola@gmail.com |

Jessica Comola is a recent graduate of the University of Mississippi where she received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing: Poetry. She now teaches composition at Ole Miss and co-hosts the poetry reading series Trobar Ric in Oxford. She is the author of the poetry chapbook, What Kind of Howly Divine (Horse Less Press, 2014).

Emily Cooley : Instructor

Emily Cooley

Instructor

efcooley@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall Suite B, Room 4

My interest in the intersection of culture and writing led me to obtain a BA in English and Anthropology. In 2011, I completed my MA in Literature and joined the University of Mississippi’s Department of Writing and Rhetoric. I teach composition and LIBA courses focusing on culture, literature, food sustainability, and the environment. I have also served UM as editor of Venture Online, a journal of freshman writing and art.

Betty Anderson Crane : Adjunct Instructor

Betty Anderson Crane

Adjunct Instructor

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Andrew Davis : Instructional Technology Designer & Adjunct Instructor

Andrew Davis

Instructional Technology Designer & Adjunct Instructor

addavis@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall Suite B, Room 22
Chip Dunkin : Instructor

Chip Dunkin

Instructor

| Lamar Hall Suite B, Room 24

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JoAnn Edwards : Instructor (Speech)

JoAnn Edwards

Instructor (Speech)

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Sean Ennis : Adjunct Instructor

Sean Ennis

Adjunct Instructor

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Josh-Wade Ferguson : Graduate Instructor

Josh-Wade Ferguson

Graduate Instructor

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Shanna Flaschka : Adjunct Instructor

Shanna Flaschka

Adjunct Instructor

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Karen Forgette : Core Instructor

Karen Forgette

Core Instructor

kforgett@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall Suite B, Room 20

Karen Forgette is a core instructor in the Center for Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi. She has been teaching in the UM first-year writing program since 2005

Jane Gardner : Adjunct Instructor

Jane Gardner

Adjunct Instructor

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Wendy Goldberg : Core Instructor

Wendy Goldberg

Core Instructor

goldberg@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall Suite B, Room 19

Wendy Goldberg is a core instructor in the Department of Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi.

Temple Gowan : Graduate Instructor

Temple Gowan

Graduate Instructor

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Mary Gray : Graduate Instructor

Mary Gray

Graduate Instructor

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Shirley Gray : Adjunct Instructor

Shirley Gray

Adjunct Instructor

swgray1@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall 216

Ms. Gray earned her bachelor's degree in secondary education from University of Mississippi and her MA in Rhetoric and Writing from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock (UALR). She taught composition and technical writing at UALR, as well as scientific writing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) before becoming a full-time health care administrator at UAMS.

Angela Green : Core Instructor

Angela Green

Core Instructor

akgreen2@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall 415

From 2009 until 2012, I was Asst. Professor of English and QEP Writing Specialist at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. From 2006 until 2009 I served as Assistant to the Director of the Writing Intensive Program at the University of Georgia.

Meredith Harper : Adjunct Instructor

Meredith Harper

Adjunct Instructor

mharper1@go.olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall Suite B, Room 4

Meredith Harper has taught for the University of Mississippi since 2010. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Alabama in 2010. In 2013, she earned a master of fine arts degree in creative writing from the University of Mississippi.

Jason Harrington : Graduate Instructor

Jason Harrington

Graduate Instructor

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Virginia Henry : Graduate Instructor

Virginia Henry

Graduate Instructor

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Bridget Hester : Adjunct Instructor

Bridget Hester

Adjunct Instructor

bmhester@olemiss.edu | Martindale 350

Bridget Hester is an academic advisor in the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience serving freshmen in science and math majors within the College of Liberal Arts. She is from Hammond, Louisiana, and is currently working to complete her doctoral degree in Political Science from the University of Mississippi. Her research and teaching interests include political philosophy, American political history, and the United States Supreme Court.

Alison Hitch : Instructor

Alison Hitch

Instructor

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Kate Hooper : Instructor (Speech)

Kate Hooper

Instructor (Speech)

kmhooper@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall 203

Kate Hooper has been an Instructor of Speech for the University of Mississippi since 2008 and joined the Department of Writing and Rhetoric in 2012. She received an MFA from UCLA's School of Theatre, Film and Television and a specialty Graduate Certificate in Communication Education from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Additionally, Kate has years of professional experience as an actor, voice and diction specialist, secondary performance arts teacher, and performance coach.

Emily Howorth : Adjunct Instructor

Emily Howorth

Adjunct Instructor

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Whit Hubbard : Instructor

Whit Hubbard

Instructor

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Mark Inman : Graduate Instructor

Mark Inman

Graduate Instructor

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Jennifer Jackson : Instructor

Jennifer Jackson

Instructor

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Rachel Johnson : Director of the Tupelo Writing Center & Instructor

Rachel Johnson

Director of the Tupelo Writing Center & Instructor

rejohns3@olemiss.edu | 239D UM Tupelo Campus

Rachel E. Johnson is the director of the UM-Tupelo Campus Writing Center. She has been with the Department of Writing and Rhetoric since January 2014 on the Oxford campus as an instructor and began her work in Tupelo in July 2014.


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George Kehoe : Adjunct Instructor

George Kehoe

Adjunct Instructor

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Guy Krueger : Core Instructor

Guy Krueger

Core Instructor

gkrueger@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall Suite B, Room 18

Guy Krueger is a Core Instructor and the Writing 101 Curriculum Chair in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric.

Ben Lowery : Adjunct Instructor

Ben Lowery

Adjunct Instructor

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Karla Lyles : Core Instructor

Karla Lyles

Core Instructor

kmlyles@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall Suite B, Room 21
Kellye Makamson : Instructor

Kellye Makamson

Instructor

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Kevin Malloy : Instructor (Speech)

Kevin Malloy

Instructor (Speech)

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Briana McCoy : Instructor

Briana McCoy

Instructor

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Patrick McGinn : Adjunct Instructor

Patrick McGinn

Adjunct Instructor

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Jane Meek : Instructor

Jane Meek

Instructor

jmeek@olemiss.edu | Off Campus Office

Jane B. Meek is an Online Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric, teaching courses from her home in Miami Beach, Florida. She earned a Master’s degree in English from the University of Alabama and another in Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at the University of Cincinnati.

Abigail Meisel : Adjunct Instructor

Abigail Meisel

Adjunct Instructor

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David Miller : Adjunct Instructor

David Miller

Adjunct Instructor

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Claire Mischker : Director of the Graduate Writing Center & Instructor

Claire Mischker

Director of the Graduate Writing Center & Instructor

chmischk@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall 405

Claire Mischker is the director of The Graduate Writing Center as well as an instructor of Freshman Composition.

Stephen Monroe : Assistant Dean & Adjunct Instructor

Stephen Monroe

Assistant Dean & Adjunct Instructor

smonroe@olemiss.edu | Ventress Hall
William Morris : Adjunct Instructor

William Morris

Adjunct Instructor

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Alice Myatt : Associate Chair

Alice Myatt

Associate Chair

amyatt1@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall Suite B

Alice Myatt is the associate chair of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric, which administers first-year and advanced composition courses at the University of Mississippi. In addition to teaching composition, she supervises the professional development program for the University’s writing center consultants.

Amber Nichols-Buckley : Instructor

Amber Nichols-Buckley

Instructor

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Sara Olsen : Adjunct Instructor

Sara Olsen

Adjunct Instructor

solsen@go.olemiss.edu |

Sara Olsen is a PhD student in the English department at the University of Mississippi. She studies colonial and early American literature using a circum-Atlantic approach. Her interests are in the development of racial identities in captivity narratives, gender identity, and "agency" both as it’s constructed in the field and in narratives. In her writing classroom, Sara focuses on the connection between her students’ agency and identity as they come to understand their role in college composition.

Kara Parham : Adjunct Instructor

Kara Parham

Adjunct Instructor

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Bill Phillips : Adjunct Instructor

Bill Phillips

Adjunct Instructor

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Jeanine Rauch : Director of the DeSoto Writing Center & Instructor

Jeanine Rauch

Director of the DeSoto Writing Center & Instructor

mjrauch@olemiss.edu | Room 332, UM/NWCC DeSoto Center
Kerstin Rudolph : Instructor

Kerstin Rudolph

Instructor

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Chad Russell : ePortfolio Coordinator & Instructor

Chad Russell

ePortfolio Coordinator & Instructor

crussell@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall Suite B, Room 23

Instructor and ePortfolio Coordinator, Department of Writing and Rhetoric, Ole Miss, 2013-present


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Jordan Savage : Graduate Instructor

Jordan Savage

Graduate Instructor

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Laura Schrock : Graduate Instructor

Laura Schrock

Graduate Instructor

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Fara Shook : Adjunct Instructor

Fara Shook

Adjunct Instructor

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Sarah Smitherman : Adjunct Instructor (Speech)

Sarah Smitherman

Adjunct Instructor (Speech)

sasmithe@olemiss.edu | Hume Hall 227

Sarah Smitherman is a part-time speech instructor for the Department of Writing and Rhetoric. Additionally, she is an Academic Mentor and Director of the FASTrack Peer Mentoring Program and the State Coordinator for the Mississippi College Corps program. Prior to coming to UM in 2013, she spent the last decade teaching in Virginia, Georgia, and Florida. Her academic interests include interpersonal/gender communication, student development, and public service.

Beth Spencer : Instructor

Beth Spencer

Instructor

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Chris Stead : Adjunct Instructor

Chris Stead

Adjunct Instructor

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Brendan Steffen : Adjunct Instructor

Brendan Steffen

Adjunct Instructor

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Andrew Thomas : Graduate Instructor

Andrew Thomas

Graduate Instructor

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James Thomas : Adjunct Instructor

James Thomas

Adjunct Instructor

jgthomas@olemiss.edu | Barnard Observatory

James G. Thomas, Jr. is the associate director for publications at the Center for the Study of Southern Culture. He holds a BA in English and philosophy and an MA in Southern Studies, both from the University of Mississippi. In 2003 he began work as managing editor of the 24-volume New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Before joining the Center staff, Thomas worked as an editor for publications in New York and Oxford, Mississippi.

Colleen Thorndike : Instructor

Colleen Thorndike

Instructor

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Mary Brooks Tyler : Instructor

Mary Brooks Tyler

Instructor

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Jonathan Veach : Graduate Instructor

Jonathan Veach

Graduate Instructor

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Marc Watkins : Instructor

Marc Watkins

Instructor

mwatkins@olemiss.edu | Lamar Hall, 3rd Floor, Rm. B12

Marc Watkins joined the Department of Writing and Rhetoric in 2011. His fiction and nonfiction are wildly published and appear or are forthcoming in the Pushcart Prize, Boulevard, Foxing Quarterly, Slice Magazine, Story Quarterly, Third Coast, Texas Review, and elsewhere. He is the current nonfiction editor for New Stories from the Midwest. In his spare time he enjoys writing bios in third person, and impersonating Ron Swanson at Libertarian wood carving conventions.

Susan Wood : Graduate Instructor

Susan Wood

Graduate Instructor

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Debra Yancy : Instructor (Speech)

Debra Yancy

Instructor (Speech)

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Joseph Zendarski : Adjunct Instructor

Joseph Zendarski

Adjunct Instructor

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