Kelly 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.
Archival Studies and Historiography; Writing Program Administration; Composition Theory; Pedagogical Theory; Digital Rhetorics and Online Discourse.
- Ritter, Kelly. To Know Her Own History: Writing at the Woman's College, 1943-1963. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012.
- Ritter, Kelly, and Paul Kei Matsuda. Exploring Composition Studies: Sites, Issues, Perspectives. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2012.
- Ritter, Kelly. Who Owns School? Authority, Students, and Online Discourse. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2010.
- Ritter, Kelly. Before Shaughnessy: Basic Writing at Yale and Harvard, 1920-1960. Carbondale, IL: SIU Press/Studies in Writing and Rhetoric, 2009.
- Ritter, Kelly, and Stephanie Vanderslice. Can It Really Be Taught? Resisting Lore in Creative Writing Pedagogy. Portsmouth, NH: Boyton/Cook, 2007.
English 593: Rhetoric Proseminar