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Star M. Vanguri, Ph.D.

Star Vanguri
Associate Professor

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

Honors Courses
COMP 2000H Advanced College Writing Honors

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

Star Vanguri joined NSU in 2010 after earning her Ph.D. in rhetoric, composition, and the teaching of English. She teaches composition as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in writing and rhetoric. Vanguri has served as chair of the M.A. in Writing program, and an advisor for graduate thesis projects.

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