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), Old Dominion University, University of Illinois, CSU East Bay, and several California community colleges.
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
Recognition of Service Award, 2017, Association for Computing Machinery (for Chairing the ACM SIGDOC 201 Conference in Limerick, Ireland) [International Conference focused on the Design of Communication]
Recognition of Service Award, 2016, Association for Computing Machinery (for Chairing the ACM SIGDOC 2015 Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA)
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
Gossett, Kathie. (forthcoming). Advising Digital Dissertations: Opportunities, Challenges, & Pitfalls. New Directions for the Dissertation. Eds. Gretchen Busl. MLA Press.
Gossett, Kathie & Potts, Liza. (2021). "#DigiDiss: A Project Exploring Digital Dissertation Policies, Practices, and Archiving." Shaping the Digital Dissertation: Topics in Knowledge Production. Eds. Virginia Kuhn & Anke Finger. Open Book Publishers.
Hall, Ashley E.& Gossett, Kathie. (2011). “Parody & penalty: When does composition become criminal?” Copy(write). Eds. Danielle Nicole Devoss, Martine Rife & Shaun Slattery. Parlor Press.
Lovett, Maria, Purdy, James P., Gossett, Kathie & Lamanna, Carrie A. (2010). “Writing with video: What happens when composition comes off the page.” RAW: Reading & writing new media. Eds. Jim Kalmbach & Cheryl Ball. Hampton Press.
Peer Reviewed Articles/Webtexts
Gossett, Kathie. (2015). “Designing an archive for born-digital dissertations.” Proceedings of the 33rd ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication. ACM:SIGDOC.
Gossett, Kathie, Getto, Guiseppe, Potts, Liza, & Salvo, Michael. (2013). “Teaching UX: Designing programs to train the next generation of ux experts.” Proceedings of the 31st ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication. ACM:SIGDOC.
Gossett, Kathie. (2012). “Technical communication & project management.” Proceedings of the 30th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication. ACM:SIGDOC.
Gossett, Kathie, Ball, Cheryl & Eyman, Doug. “Kairos-OJS plugin project: Tools for scholarly multimedia.” Proceedings of the 29th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication. ACM:SIGDOC.
Gossett, Kathie, Lamanna, Carrie A., Squier, Joseph & Walker, Joyce. "[Continuing to] mind the gap: Teaching image & text in new media spaces." Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy. 7(3).
Gossett, Kathie, & Potts, Liza. “Final report to the neh on the digital humanities start-up level 1 grant: Building an open-source archive for born digital dissertations.”
Video Editor. In Potts, Liza, et al. (2018). Participatory memory: Fandom experiences across time and space. Enculturation: Intermezzo.
Director. Design & development workshop for Digital Dissertation Depository (D3). (2012).
Video Producer. Contextual Inquiry & Grounded Theory. In Neff, Joyce, Potts, Liza & Whithaus, Carl. (2011). Collaborative methodologies for new media research: Using grounded theory & contextual inquiry. In Laura McGrath (Ed.), Collaborative approaches to the digital. Logan, UT: Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State UP.
Designer/Project Manager. Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy. (2009-2011). Open-source Editorial Backend.
User Experience/Project Manager. Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy. (2007-2008). Interface Redesign.
Anthologize. (2010 & 2012) User Experience and Design Team Lead.
Kairos/OJS Multimedia Editorial Plugins. (2009-2012). Project Manager/User Experience and Design.