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Kathleen Lyons

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Composition; Assistant Director, Foundational Writing Program (Florham)
Department of Literature, Language, Writing, and Humanities

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Courses

  • Fundamentals of Writing
  • Intro to Composition
  • Rhetoric and Inquiry
  • Research and Argument
  • Introduction to Technical and Professional Writing

Research

  • Disability
  • Access and Inclusion
  • Writing Pedagogy
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Writing to Learn

Education

  • BA, Dickinson College
  • MA, Boston College
  • PhD, University of Delaware

Academic Profile

Dr. Lyons teaches classes in first-year writing, rhetoric and composition, disability studies, and technical and professional communications. She is also the Assistant Director of Writing at the Florham Campus. In her teaching and leadership roles, she prioritizes accessibility and mindfulness to support student learning. In her scholarly work, Dr. Lyons engages qualitative research methods and rhetorical theory to study access and inclusion in writing pedagogy. Her current research focuses on the rhetorical concepts of technique and processes of making writing teachers develop and implement accessible pedagogies.

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