Kathleen Ryan

Associate Professor

Director of Graduate Studies

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Rhetoric and Composition

Office: Wilson 2-276
Phone: 406-994-5191
E-Mail: kathleen.ryan3@msu.montana.edu

Office Hours: M W F 1:00-2:00

I earned my PhD at the University of North Carolina Greensboro in 2001 and began my academic career at West Virginia University before moving west in 2005. I spent eight years directing the Composition Program at the University of Montana before joining the English Department and writing major at MSU. My area of specialization is feminist rhetorical studies.

Recent Publications

Rewriting Ethos: A Feminist Ecological Approach to Rhetoric. Co-edited with Nancy Myers and Rebecca Jones. Carbondale, Southern Illinois UP. Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms. June 2016. 

GenAdmin: Theorizing WPA Identities in the Twenty-first Century. Co-authored with Colin Charlton, Jonikka Charlton, Tarez Samra Graban, Amy Ferdinandt Stolley. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press. 2011.

Walking and Talking Feminist Rhetorics: Landmark Essays and Controversies. Co-edited with Lindal Buchanan. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press. Lauer Series in Rhetoric and Composition. December 2010.

"Thinking Ecologically: Rhetorical Ecological Feminist Agency and Writing Program Administration." WPA: Writing Program Administration 36.1 (Fall 2012): 74-94.

Forthcoming

"Yoga as Feminist Techne: Making Space for Administrative Well-being." With Christy Wenger. Conference proceedings for Feminism and Rhetorics 2015.

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