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Juliette C. Kitchens, Ph.D.

Juliette Kitchens
Assistant Professor

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Writing and Communication

Honors Engagement

  • DSS Lecture Moderator

Research Focus

  • Composition Theory and Pedagogy
  • Writing Center Studies
  • Writing Program Administration
  • Postdisciplinarity
  • Multiliteracy


  • Ph.D. Georgia State University
  • M.A. University of Alabama
  • B.A. University of Alabama

Juliette Kitchens teaches a range of composition courses and courses in the M.A. in Writing program. Her courses are designed to reflect her student-centered teaching philosophy and encourage writers to investigate their interests, communities, and (digital) environments. Kitchen’s research interests include identity studies, rhetorics of popular culture, rhetorics of technologies, and post-process pedagogies. In collaboration with three colleagues, she received a 2015 College Composition and Communication Research Grant to investigate the construction of faculty identities. Her most recent publication examines the intersections of postmodern, posthuman, and object-oriented subjectivities in Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse, a science-fiction television series. Kitchens regularly presents at international, national, and regional conferences representing a range of interdisciplinary scholarship.

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