Dr. Francesca Gentile
Assistant Professor of English
B.A. English and Creative Writing, Colby College; M.A. English: Composition and Rhetoric, University of Oregon; Ph.D English: Composition and Rhetoric, University of Oregon
Dr. Gentile is a member of the Rhetoric Society of America, the College English Association, and the International Writing Center Association. Her research interests span contemporary rhetorical theory, literacy studies, and composition pedagogy. Publications include articles appearing in Praxis: A Writing Center Journal and in Rhetoric Society Quarterly. Her in-progress monograph traces the influence of public intellectuals in moments of literacy crisis across time and in relation to race, gender, and national identity.
Written Communication I, Written Communication II