Tag: New Faculty Profile


  • New Faculty Profile: Dr. Suban Nur Cooley

    Suban Nur Cooley received her PhD in Rhetoric and Composition from Michigan State University in June 2020. She joins Ball State University to teach courses in the Departments of both English and Women’s and Gender Studies. Her dissertation research was a multi-location geographic comparative study which focused on elder women of the Somali diaspora and […]

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  • Welcome Our New Career Coach Emily Karas

    Emily Karas is the new career coach for the College of Sciences and Humanities. The Career Center is found in LU 220, and their career coaches can help both students and alumni with career-related services, such as developing professional skills, building connections, and choosing majors and minors. What are your office hours? We are in […]

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  • Welcome Prof. Allison Hitt

    Prof. Allison Hitt received her Ph.D. in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric from Syracuse University and her M.A. in Professional Writing and Editing from West Virginia University. In her research, she studies the relationship between disability and technology and addresses how multimodality can help create more accessible social practices. How would you describe your perspective on […]

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  • Welcome Prof. Rick Wysocki

    Rick Wysocki is a new Rhetoric and Writing professor in the Ball State English Department. He has his PHD in Rhetoric and Composition. Wysocki’s research includes LGBTQ archival rhetoric, media theory, and digital rhetoric. How would you describe your perspective on teaching? I’m influenced by the liberal arts tradition, and I’m interested in teaching that […]

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  • Welcome Prof. John Carter

    John Carter is a 2018 graduate of Ball State University, where he earned his Master of Arts in Creative Writing and where he also holds a B.A. in English—Creative Writing with a Professional Writing Minor. He’s interested in using description and lyricism to bring a love of nature, farming, and the rural American Midwest to […]

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  • Meet Prof. Kathryn Ludwig

    Kathryn Ludwig comes to us from Purdue University, where she earned her Ph.D. in English, specializing in twentieth-century American literature and Jewish philosophy. She has also published articles on the topic of the postsecular in contemporary literature and is an officer for the American Religion and Literature Society. She will be teaching courses in composition […]

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  • Meet Dr. G Patterson!

    How would you describe your perspective on teaching? Whatever class I teach, I really like to focus on social justice. For example, a professional writing class doesn’t seem like it would have anything to do with social justice, and yet, in my classes students are working with campus groups and nonprofits to make a difference in […]

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  • Meet Professor Rani Crowe!

    Assistant Professor Rani Crowe has been making and performing her own work for over twenty years, from stand-up comedy and solo performance art, to multimedia installations and filmmaking. This semester, she is teaching one section of ENG 310: Screenwriting and two sections of ENG 425: Film Studies. How would you describe your perspective on teaching? […]

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  • Meet Dr. Rebecca Manery!

    Dr. Rebecca Manery received her MFA in Creative Writing at Bennington College, as well as her MA in Literacy Education from Northeastern Illinois University. Dr. Manery has recently earned her doctorate in English and Education from the University of Michigan. This semester, she is teaching four sections of ENG 103: Rhetoric and Writing. How would […]

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