Kathryn Comer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Kathryn Comer is Assistant Professor of English at Barry University. She earned her Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies at The Ohio State University, where she founded the digital journal, Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion. This project inspired her co-authored (with Tim Jensen) chapter, "Language and Limitations: Toward a New Praxis of Public Intellectualism," in Global Academe: Humanities and Academic Discourse (forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan). She has also worked closely with the Digital Archive of Literacy Narrative and contributed to the forthcoming electronic book Literacy Narratives That Speak to Us: Exhibits from the Digital Archive of Literacy Narratives from Computers and Composition Digital Press.
Her current research revolves around pedagogy, narrative, literacy studies, and digital media with an emphasis on public-oriented rhetoric.