In 1976 I was among the first applicants admitted to the innovative Doctor of Arts in English program at Illinois State University (later renamed the Ph.D. in English Studies). My first advisor was Dr. Donald Ericksen, the Department’s graduate studies … Continue reading
Category Archives: Alumni News
Rachel Parish (MA, 2012) has recently published a graphic novel in Kairos about Sappo and Socrates based on a project she completed in Jerry Savage’s History of Rhetoric class: http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/17.1/disputatio/parish/index.html
Alumnus Deb Balzhiser (PhD, 2003) recently published a co-authored article in the Journal of Business and Technical Communication in a special issue on Ethnicity, and Technical Communication guest edited by Miriam F. Williams and Octavio Pimentel: Pimentel, Charise and Deborah Balzhiser. The Double Occupancy of … Continue reading
http://blogs.ilstu.edu/illinois-state-magazine/2012/05/01/voice-of-the-dissendents/ An alumni of the English department, Allison Margaret Kilkenny, is featured is the above article and is rising new media star in the big Apple and particularly for her coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Sarah Gelberg (MA, 1999) has started a blog, “The Gelberg Variations” http://gelbergvariations.blogspot.com/ Ms Gelberg currently works as a technical writer at Rockwell Automation in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dr. D. Leigh Henson (PhD, 1982), Professor Emeritus of English at Missouri State University, recently received an award for Superior Achievement for his book The Town Abraham Lincoln Warned: The Living Namesake Heritage of Lincoln, Illinois at the Illinois State … Continue reading
Devon Fitzgerald Ralston (2006) recently accepted a visiting assistant professorship at Miami of Ohio. Eric Kumpf (2002) recently accepted a position as a Lecturer 3 in the Technical Communications Department in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan. … Continue reading