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Star M. Vanguri, Ph.D.

Star Vanguri
Associate Professor

Halmos College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Writing and Communication

Honors Courses

COMP 1500H College Writing Honors
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
  • 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 Associate Chair of the Department of Writing and Communication 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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