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Dr. Kristen Garrison

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  • Academic Affairs
    Associate Vice President

    Office Location
    Hardin Administration Bldg 112
    Voice: (940) 397-6305
    Fax: (940) 397-4931
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Fall 2019 1143 L10 Academic Research & Writing Bea Wood Hall 210
    Details Fall 2018 1143 L10 Academic Research and Writing Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

    MWF 10:00am - 10:50am

    Details Spring 2018 1143 204 Academic Research and Writing Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

    MWF 10-1050

    Details Fall 2017 1143 L15 Academic Research and Writing Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    MWF 11-1150

    Details Spring 2017 1143 Academic Research and Writing Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    TR 2-320

    Details Fall 2016 1143 L10 Academic Research and Writing Prothro-Yeager Hall 209

    MWF 1:00-1:50

    Details Summer I 2016 1143 302 Academic Research and Writing Prothro-Yeager Hall 201
    Details Summer I 2016 1143 301 Academic Research and Writing Prothro-Yeager Hall 201
    Details Spring 2016 4553/5553 Rhetorical Theory and Criticism: Unruly Women Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    MW 12:00-1:20

    Details Spring 2016 1113 Rhetoric and Composition Bea Wood Hall 117

    TR 111-1220

    Details Fall 2015 4013/5013 180 Introduction to Composition Studies Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

    TR 4-520

    Details Fall 2015 1123 Rhetoric and Composition II Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

    MWF 11:00-11:50

    Details Fall 2015 1113 Rhetoric and Composition Dillard College of Business Administration 345

    TR 1230-150

    Details Spring 2015 1123 Rhetoric and Composition II Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

    MWF 10:00-10:50

    Details Spring 2015 1113 Rhetoric and Composition Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

    TR 930-1050

    Details Spring 2015 1113 Rhetoric and Composition Bea Wood Hall 210

    TR 11-1220

  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    Texas Woman's University Ph.D. Rhetoric Dec 19 2009 12:00AM
    University of Kansas B.A. English May 15 1993 12:00AM
    University of Kansas M.A. English May 16 1998 12:00AM
    University of Kansas M.S. Education May 19 2001 12:00AM
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    University of Kansas Adjunct, English 1998-08-14 2002-07-26
    University of Kansas Writing Consultant, University Writing Center 1999-01-15 2000-06-30
    University of Kansas Assistant Director, University Writing Center 2000-07-01 2002-07-26
    Midwestern State University Adjunct, English 2003-01-15 2009-07-31
    Midwestern State University Writing Proficiency Coordinator 2009-08-01 2010-08-31
    Midwestern State University Writing Program Administrator 2010-09-01
    Midwestern State University Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs 2016-09-01
  • Peer-Reviewed Publications

     "’To Supply this Deficiency’: Margaret Fuller's Boston Conversations as Hybrid Rhetorical Practice." Rhetoric, History, and Women’s Oratorical Education: American Women Learn to Speak. Eds. David Gold and Catherine Hobbs. New York: Routledge, 2013.


    with Nicole Munday. "Toward Authentic Dialogue: The Origins of the Fishbowl Method and its Implications for Writing

    Center Work." Praxis: A Writing Center Journal. 9.1 (2012): 1-6.

    "Hard-boiled Rhetoric: The 'Fearless Speech' of Philip Marlowe." South Central Review 27.1-2 (2010): 105-22.

    "The Practical Wisdom of the 'Educated Man's Daughter': Feminist Rhetorical Theory and Woolf's Three Guineas." The Theme of Peace and War in Virginia Woolf's Writings: Essays on Her Political Philosophy. Ed. Jane Wood.  New York: Edwin Mellen, 2010.

    "Understanding Learning Disability as Cultural Construct."  Kansas English 93.1 (2009): 33-59.

    "The Personal is Rhetorical: War, Protest, and Peace in Breast Cancer Narratives." Disability Studies Quarterly 27.4 (2007): 32 pars. <>.

    with Emily Donnelli.  "Tapping Multiple Voices in Writing Center Assessment."  Academic Exchange Quarterly 7.3 (2003): 16-22.



    "The Stories We (Should) Tell: Microhistorical Accounts of Current-Traditional Rhetoric and Composing Communities." Rev. of David Gold's Rhetoric at the Margins: Revising the History of Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1873-1947.  Review of Communication 9.4 (2009): 317-21.

    "Unruly Dialogue: Renaming Rhetorical Situations and Recreating Audiences."  Rev. of John Schilb's Rhetorical Refusals: Defying Audiences' Expectations.  Review of Communication 9.3 (2009): 228-31.

     "Exigence and Constraints: Neoliberalism and the Rhetorical Ecology of Teaching Public Writing." Rev. of Nancy Welch's Living Room: Teaching Public Writing in a Privatized World. Review of Communication 9.2 (2009): 133-7.

    "Postmodern Composition Pedagogies: Understanding Revision as a Process of Delay." Rev. of Julie Jung's Revisionary Rhetoric, Feminist Pedagogy, and Multigenre Texts. Review of Communication 7.3 (2007): 291-3.



    "On Women Making Women's History: Interrogating Assumptions, Suspending Expectations." 2015 Feminisms and Rhetorics conference. Tempe, AZ, October 28-31.

    "Changing Our Terms of Engagement: Connecting Writing Center Assessment to Writing Center Values." 2015 South Central Writing Centers Association conference. Austin, TX, Feb. 12-14.

    “Teaching our Students How to “Think Together” With, Through, and Beyond Borders.” 2014 Rhetoric Society of America conference. San Antonio, TX, May 22-26.

    “Collaboration in Online Tutoring.” With Ashley Campana. 2014 South Central Writing Centers Association conference. Stillwater, OK, March 4-6.

    “Making Better Talkers: Dialogue Beyond the Writing Center.” 2012 International Writing Centers Association Conference. San Diego, CA, October 25-27.

    “The Face of Ability: Initiating Fair Trade between Writing Center Scholarship and Disability Studies.” 2011 International Writing Centers Association @ Cs Collaborative. Atlanta, GA, April 6.

    “The Connected Writing Subject: Bakhtin’s Answerability and Thirdspace Ethics.” 2011 Conference on College Composition and Communication.” Atlanta, GA, April 6-9. 

    "Dissent and Opportunity: Rhetorical Chronotopes in Margaret Fuller's Writings." 2010 Conference of the Rhetoric Society of America. Minneapolis, MN, May 28-31.

    "Re-envisioning Academic Culture: Toward a Culture of Writing of a Culture of Writers?" 2010 IWCA Collaborative@CCCC. Louisville, KY, March 17-20.

    "Rhetorical Listening and Dialogic Composition: Experiments in Enthusiastic Boat-Rocking."60th annual Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA, March 11-14 2009.

    "A Space She Cannot Own: Margaret Fuller's Summer on the Lakes, in 1843 and the Search for an American Chronotope."  65th annual convention of South Central Modern Language Association. San Antonio, TX November 6-9, 2008.

    "The Practical Wisdom of the "Educated Man's Daughter": Feminist Rhetorical Theory and Virginia Woolf's Three Guineas." Federation Rhetoric Symposium. Denton, TX February 8, 2008. 

    "Writing Center as Ambivalent Institutional Space: Refractions of Bakhtin's Carnival." International Writing Center Association conference. Houston, TX April 12-14 2007.

    "Reflection, Action, Transformation: Vico's Sensus communis and Mouffe's Societas in the Democratic Composition Classroom." Federation Rhetoric Symposium. Commerce, TX February 23, 2007.

    "A Way and a Will to Hope in Composition Communities," 52nd annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, Denver, CO. March 2001.

     "Making the Transition: A Service Learning Project for College-Bound Students with Learning Disabilities," Conference on Writing and Literature, University of Kansas. March 2001.

     "For Teachers with HALOs: Teaching Routines to Enhance the Learning of All Students," 40th annual Conference of the National Council of Teachers of English, Milwaukee, WI. November 2000.

     "Learning About Students with Learning Disabilities," National Writing Centers Association 5th annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. November 2000.