Carolyn Skinner

Carolyn  Skinner

Carolyn Skinner

Associate Professor

skinner.139@osu.edu

419-755-4039

225 Ovalwood Hall
Ovalwood Hall
Mansfield campus

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Areas of Expertise

  • Rhetoric, composition and literacy
  • Ethos
  • Writing centers
  • Professional/public discourse
  • Writing programs

Education

  • PhD, Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville, 2006
  • MA, English (Writing and Rhetoric), Virginia Commonwealth University
  • BA, English, University of Evansville, 2000

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Carolyn Skinner's research interests include nineteenth-century American rhetoric, particularly women's scientific and professional rhetoric and the role of science and professionalism in public decision-making; composition studies; and writing center studies, especially classroom-based tutoring.

In 2006, she co-authored a piece in the Writing Center Journal that received an award from the International Writing Centers Association for outstanding scholarship. In 2014, she received Ohio State Mansfield’s award for Excellence in Scholarship.

Skinner teaches courses on historical and contemporary rhetoric, writing studies and tutoring writing. She also serves as Writing Program Administrator for the Mansfield campus.

Selected Publications

Curriculum Vitae

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