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Star M. Vanguri, Ph.D.

Star Vanguri
Associate Professor

NSU's Halmos College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Communication, Media, and the Arts

Honors Courses

  • COMP 1500H College Writing Honors
  • COMP 2000H Advanced College Writing Honors
  • HONR 1500 Honors Reading Seminar

Honors Engagement

  • Honors Workshop: Course Overview
  • Speaks with prospective honors students at recruitment events
  • Participates in honors co-curricular programs and extra-curricular events

Research Focus

  • Stylistics
  • Onomastics
  • Spatial rhetorics
  • Critical discourse analysis
  • Classroom writing assessment


  • Ph.D., University of Arizona
  • M.A., University of Central Florida
  • B.A., Florida State University

Star Vanguri joined NSU in 2010 after earning her Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English. She is the Associate Chair of the Department of Communication, Media, and the Arts and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in writing and rhetoric. Vanguri enjoys mentoring undergraduate students as they pursue language-related research and regularly serves as an advisor for graduate thesis projects.

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