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Molly Scanlon, Ph.D.

Molly Scanlon
Assistant Professor

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

Honors Courses
COMP 2000H Advanced College Writing Honors
HONR 1000Y The Image As Visual Rhetoric

Honors Engagement

  • Regularly participates in Honors College events

Research Focus

  • Visual Rhetoric
  • Multimodal Literacy
  • Collaborative Composing
  • The Rhetoric of Comics
  • Writing in the Disciplines


  • Ph.D. Virginia Tech
  • M.A. University of Maryland
  • B.A. York College of Pennsylvania

Molly Scanlon teaches writing courses that include the Honors section of COMP 2000: Advanced College Writing. In the classroom, her students engage in research writing in multiple media (digital, print, audio, and visual) by creating a public service announcement and a popular-magazine article, in addition to academic genres. Scanlon enjoys participating in Honors events, particularly the Murder Mystery Dinner.

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