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Melissa Faulkner, Ph.D.

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

Scholarly Works

  • Re/Locating Students: A Story of Transition From A Two-Year Institution To A Four-Year (Melissa S. Faulkner) Faculty Dissertations (2007)
  • Timeout: Moments with God for Winning in Life (S. Zonars and Melissa S. Faulkner) English, Literature, and Modern Languages Faculty Publications (2008)  
  • Where is My Place? What is My Role?: Balancing Teaching and Graduate Studies (Melissa S. Faulkner) English, Literature, and Modern Languages Faculty Publications (2006)
  • Remediating Remediation: From Basic Writing to Writing Across the Curriculum (Melissa S. Faulkner) The CEA Forum (2013)
  • Encouragement in the Margins (Melissa S. Faulkner) Ohio Journal of English Language Arts (OJELA) (2012)
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