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Department of English

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Dana Harrington
Associate Professor

Office: OCB G311
Phone: 252-737-1708

Dana Harrington teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Rhetoric and Composition. Her research interests include History of Early Modern Rhetoric, Rhetorical Pedagogy, Rhetoric and Ethics, and Rhetorical Theory. Her work has appeared in Rhetoric Review, Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Composition Studies and in books that address early modern rhetoric and institutional practices in composition. Her current research project addresses early modern pedagogy and agency in the context of the rise of mass education in Britain.

B.A. Hendrix College
M.A. University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin

Primary Areas of Research/Teaching
History of Rhetoric
Rhetorical Theory
History of Pedagogy
Composition Theory and Practice

Courses Taught

8615: Advanced Rhetorical Theory
7615: Rhetorical Theory
3810: Advanced Composition
3030: Introduction to Rhetorical Studies
2730: Functional Grammar
1100: Composition