Melissa Faulkner

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Melissa Faulkner, Ph.D.

Chair, Associate Professor of English


Dr. Faulkner teaches Basic English, Composition, and Visual Rhetoric. She also serves as the coordinator for Writing Across the Curriculum. Her research interests include memoirs as retention and critical thinking tools, story analysis, and the organic connection between WAC programs and assessment. Dr. Faulkner has received multiple Excellence in Teaching awards, including one from the Southern Ohio Council of Higher Education.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio
  • M.A., Wright State University
  • B.A., Wright State University