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Faculty Bio

Bio Image Virginia Anderson

Virginia Anderson

Associate Professor of English
Co-Coordinator of Writing
Phone: (812) 941-2509
Office Location: KV 200 P

Academic Background

Doctorate:
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
Country: United States
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Major: English with a Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition
Masters:
University of South Florida
Country: United States
Degree: Master of Arts
Major: English with a Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition
Bachelors:
University of South Florida
Country: United States
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Major: English

Biography

Virginia Anderson is interested in a wide range of public and professional rhetorics. She has published in leading academic journals such as College English, Rhetoric Review, College Composition and Communication, and Computers & Composition. Her particular academic interest is the rhetorical theory of Kenneth Burke. She has also published three suspense novels with St. Martin’s and Bantam-Doubleday and two romances with New American Library. Her personal interests include horseback riding, birding, gardening, and cooking.

Professional Interests

Teaching
  • Rhetoric
  • Argumentation
  • Research Writing
Research
  • Rhetoric
  • Kenneth Burke
  • Public Rhetorics
  • Rhetoric of Science

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