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Susan Kirtley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Director of Rhetoric and Composition

Neuberger Hall M413 | 503-725-2248 | skirtley@pdx.edu

B.A. Lewis & Clark College
M.A. Boise State University
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts at Amherst

On the PSU faculty since 2011

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

Composition & Rhetoric, Writing and Technology, Visual Rhetoric, Comic Art and Graphic Narratives, and Women Writers

BOOKS

Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass. University Press of Mississippi, January, 2012.

PUBLICATIONS

“Anne Askew's Indirect Ethos.” Rhetoric in the Rest of the West. Eds. Robert Lively, Shane Borrowman, Marcia Kmetz. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, (2010): 155-171.

“A Girl's Best Friend: Gender, Computers, and Composition.” Webbing Cyberfeminist Practice: Communities, Pedagogies, and Social Action. Eds. Kristine Blair, Radhika Gajjal & Christine Tulley. Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press, (2008): 153-185.

“Students' Views on Technology and Writing: The Power of Personal History.” Computers and Composition: An International Journal. 22.2 (2005): 209-30.

“Divine Dialogues: Margery Kempe's Conversations with Christ.” Exit 9: The Rutgers Journal of Comparative Literature. VII (2005): 41-54.

“Listening to My Students: The Digital Divide.” Academic Exchange Quarterly. 9.3 (Fall 2005): 136-140.

“What's Love Got to Do With It?: Eros in the Composition Classroom.” A Way to Move: Rhetorics of Emotion in Composition Studies. Eds. Dale Jacobs & Laura Micciche. Portsmouth: Boynton/Cook, (2003): 56-66.