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Kelly Ritter

RitterKelly Ritter is is the Interim Director of the Center for Writing Studies (2014-2015), Professor of English, and Director of the Undergraduate Rhetoric Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997.

M.F.A., University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1994.

B.A., University of Iowa.

Research Interests

Archival Studies and Historiography; Writing Program Administration; Composition Theory; Pedagogical Theory; Digital Rhetorics and Online Discourse.

Selected Publications



English 593: Rhetoric Proseminar