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Kaitlin Clinnin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Director of Composition

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Kaitlin Clinnin is an assistant professor of English and Director of Composition. She earned her MA in English from Virginia Tech and her PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies from The Ohio State University. As a researcher at the intersections of rhetoric, composition, and digital media studies, Dr. Clinnin investigates how people teach, learn, and write in social systems known as communities of pedagogy. Her current research project examines how the concept of community shapes the histories, theories, and practices of higher education and writing studies. Dr. Clinnin’s work has been published in Technoculture, Journal of Global Literacies, Technologies, and Emerging Pedagogies, and Composition Studies, She teaches courses in rhetoric and composition, writing pedagogy, writing program administration, and community writing.