Kathi R. Griffin

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Director The Richard Wright Center

Instructor English

Ph.D.   Teaching and Learning, University of Iowa
Dissertation: Fundamental Divide: Competing Literacies in the Composition Classroom
M.A.T. English Education/Secondary Education, University of Iowa
B.A.    English, with distinction, University of Iowa

Office: The Richard Wright Center, 1st floor of the H. T. Sampson Library
Website: www.jsums.edu/wrightcenter/
Phone: 601-979-0989
Email: kathi.r.griffin@jsums.edu  

Academic Areas of Interest

Rhetoric and Composition Theory

Writing Center Theory and Pedagogy

Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines
Research on the Teaching of Composition

Irish author George Moore

Current Research

Transitional Writing Issues, particularly among Mississippi Educational Institutions

Writing and Speaking Center Issues

Literacy Issues

Irish author George Moore

Professional Involvement

Member, Mississippi Writing Centers Association; Treasurer

Member, Southeastern Writing Centers Association

Member, International Writing Centers Association
Member, National Council of Teachers of English &

          College Composition and Communication


  • Composition I & II
  • World Literature
  • Advanced Composition
  • Peer-tutor Training Workshops
  • ESL Institute Workshops