Dr. Kathie Gossett has been teaching writing since 1995 at institutions such as Iowa State University (where she was also a faculty member in the Human Computing Interaction program where she taught experience design), Old Dominion University, University of Illinois, CSU East Bay, and several California community colleges. Her research interests include writing, digital dissertations, open-source design, digital media theory & practice, and medieval rhetoric.
Kathie has published in journals such as Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, Computers and Composition Online, and MediaCommons. She has also contributed multiple book chapters to edited collections, and has led several digital development projects. Her research has been supported by multiple grants, including an NEH Start-Up Grant for the project, “Building an Open-Source Archive for Born-Digital Dissertations,” with Dr. Liza Potts (MSU).
Kathie is a member of the editorial review board for several multimedia journals and was the associate editor for the journal Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy from 2009-2011. While the associate editor, Kathie lead the effort to redesign the front and backend of the journal for which she won awards from both the Council of Editor’s of Learned Journals and from Computers and Composition.
Ph.D. in Writing Studies (concentrations in digital media and medieval rhetoric)
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.A. in English (concentrations in composition studies and medieval literature)
California State University, East Bay
B.A. in Creative Writing and Classical Literature
University of California, San Diego
Computers & Composition Michelle Kendrick Outstanding Digital Production/Scholarship Award, 2008
Best Journal Design, Kairos. Council of Editors of Learned Journals, 2009
Teaching with Technology Award, Old Dominion University, 2010