Dr. Kerrie Farkas

Dr. Kerrie Farkas

Dr. Kerrie Farkas

Associate Professor of English


Kerrie.Farkas@millersville.edu
Office: Chryst 207 & Huntingdon House
Phone: (717) 871-2361
Fax: (717) 871-2446

Additional Information

Degrees

  • Ph.D. in English with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition, Kent State University, May 2003
  • M.A. in English Language and Literature, The College of New Jersey, 1992
  • B.A. in English, The College of New Jersey, 1992

Specializations

  • Public and Civic Discourse
  • Academic, Workplace, and Community Literacy
  • Grounded Theory
  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Composition Theory

University/Program Connections

  • Civic & Community Engagement and Research Project (CCERP)
  • Center for Public Scholarship
  • American Democracy Project
  • Constitution Day

Community & Club Connections

  • Volunteer: Adult Spanish-to-English Literacy Center
  • Volunteer: Millersville University's "Day of Caring"
  • Volunteer: Special Olympics

Passions & Distractions

  • Reading
  • Writing Poetry
  • Swimming
  • Bird-watching
  • Disc-golfing

Courses Taught

  • English 672: Graduate Seminar in Rhetoric and Composition
  • English 316: Business Writing (online and face-to-face)
  • English 311: Advanced Composition
  • English 110: English Composition

Sample Publications

"Public Discourse in the Civic Arena: Taxonomies of Oral and Written Discourse in a Local City Government's Council Meetings"