Ohio University

Rhetoric & Composition Ph.D. Placements

Placement Record: Because most students are also teaching associates, the combination of coursework, teaching experiences, and administrative opportunities has resulted in graduates consistently earning tenure-track positions at a variety of colleges and universities. Doctoral alumni have an outstanding placement record in tenure-track positions. They have gone on to direct writing programs at SUNY Binghamton, the University of Notre Dame, and Cleveland State University. Recent doctoral graduates are now on the faculty of Rider University, Siena College, and the University of Houston. Many alumni of the M.A. concentration have gone on to earn Ph.D.s in the field at other universities.

Recent Ph.D. Placements

Dr. Erica Leigh, Postdoctoral Researcher, Utah State University

Dr. David Johnson, Visiting Professor, Stetson University

Dr. Robin McCrary, Assistant Teaching Professor, Syracuse University

Dr. Yavanna Brownlee, Instructor, University of Northern Colorado

Dr. Samuel Stinson, Minot State University

Dr Matthew Nuñes, Miami University--Middletown

Dr. Rachael Ryerson, Assistant Professor, Ohio University

Dr. Hillery Glasby, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

Dr. Amanda Hayes, Assistant Professor, Kent State University-Tuscarawas

Dr. Lana Oweidat, Assistant Professor, Goucher College

Dr. Matthew Vetter, Visiting Assistant Professor, Ohio University-Zanesville

Dr. John Whicker, Assistant Professor, Fontbonne University

Dr. Craig Meyer, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Dr. Melanie Lee, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Indiana

Dr. Lydia McDermott, Assistant Professor, Whitman College

Dr. Todd Snyder, Assistant Professor, Siena College

Dr. Nathan Shepley, Assistant Professor, University of Houston

Dr. Don Dudding, Visiting Assistant Professor, Ohio University

Dr. Paul Shovlin, Assistant Professor, SUNY-Binghamton

Dr. Megan L. Titus, Assistant Professor, Rider University

Dr. Talinn Phillips, Assistant Professor, Ohio University

Dr. William Breeze, Director of First Year Writing, Cleveland State University

Dr. Kelly Kinney, Associate Professor and Director of Composition, SUNY-Binghamton

Dr. Christina Fisanick, Associate Professor, California University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Candace Stewart, Coordinator of the Student Writing Center, Ohio University