Program Planners

Amber Nichols-Buckley :

Amber Nichols-Buckley

Amber Nichols-Buckley is a writing instructor for the Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi.  Much of Amber's teaching career has been at the high school level, at Holly Springs High School and Tupelo High School.  Her heart lies in the classroom, and she is a strong advocate for Mississippi public schools.  Amber is currently serving as the Co-Chair of the Transitioning to College Writing Symposium.  If you have any questions, feel free to email her at tcw@go.olemiss.edu or asnichol@olemiss.edu.

Alice Myatt :

Alice Myatt

Alice Myatt is the associate director of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric, which administers first-year composition courses at the University of Mississippi. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Mississippi and earned her Ph. D. in English with a concentration in Composition and Rhetoric from Georgia State University in Atlanta.

Ellen Shelton :

Ellen Shelton

Ellen Shelton directs the UM Writing Project and Pre-College Programs in the Division of Outreach; she holds an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction and a M.A. in English from the University of Mississippi, and taught high school for 15 years; in her spare time she plays the cello and spends time with her husband and her cat (not in that order).

Andrew Davis :

Andrew Davis

Andrew Davis is an instructional designer for the Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi. He also teachers Advanced Composition, and has taught at two different community colleges.

Anna Britt Begnaud :

Anna Britt Begnaud

Anna Britt Begnaud is the Writing Centers Director at Itawamba Community College; she teaches composition courses, is a self-confessed foodie, and collects passport cancellations from the national parks with her husband, Jonathan.

Brad Campbell :

Brad Campbell

Brad has worked in writing centers since 2005, and he values the important role that centers play in fostering a culture of writing on college campuses, in high schools, and in local communities. His research interests include writing center theory, composition theory, and cultural studies. Specifically, he is interested in the intersection between writing and culture and the formation of writerly identities. Additionally, Brad is interested in writing center architecture and how space, locale, and aesthetics influence writerly engagement and efficacy.

Renee Moore :

Renee Moore

Renee Moore, NBCT, teaches English at Mississippi Delta Community College. 2001 Mississippi Teacher of the Year and a Milken Education Award winner, Moore also works with the Center for Teaching Quality, where she has co-authored the book Teaching 2030 (2011) and writes an education blog at TeachMoore.  Her work as a teacher/leader is profiled in the book Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don’t Leave (2013).

Gretchen Bunde :

Gretchen Bunde

Gretchen Bunde teaches Writing 100, 101, and 102, leads an excellent teaching circle, and serves as the pop culture member of the writing 102 curriculum committee at the University of Mississippi. She received the department's X.A. Kramer Jr. Award for Outstanding Teacher in 2016.

Shari Chumley :

Shari Chumley

Shari Chumley is an English and journalism teacher at Tupelo High School in Tupelo, MS. She earned a degree in History and English from Belhaven College in the mid-90’s and knew only one thing about what she wanted to be when she grew up—NOT be a TEACHER—however, fate and God had other plans for her career. In the past 8 years she has taught all levels and grades of high school English and advised the yearbook, newspaper, literary magazine, and website. Her passion is teaching young writers to find their own voice.

Jenny Jackson :

Jenny Jackson

Jenny Jackson is an instructor in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric. Previously, she was an instructor of writing at the University of Arkansas at Monticello from January of 2013 to May of 2014. She received her Masters in Composition and Rhetoric from Missouri State University in 2011.

Guy Krueger :

Guy Krueger

Guy Krueger is the Writing 101 Curriculum Chair and Core Instructor in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi.  He has been at UM for five years.

Joy Bracewell : Athens State University

Joy Bracewell

Athens State University

Laura Vernon : East MS Community College

Laura Vernon

East MS Community College

Jamila Kareem : University of Louisville

Jamila Kareem

University of Louisville

A 2nd-year PhD student in Rhetoric and Composition and the incoming Assistant Director of the Virtual Writing Center at University of Louisville where she researches the intersections of race, transition, and civic engagement.

Jo Anne Fordham : Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Jo Anne Fordham

Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Jo Anne Fordham is a veteran writing instructor with a long experience of supporting written communication as it is practiced across languages and cultures, skill levels, and disciplines in schools, higher education, workplace education, and science and medical writing environments.

Barbara Lowe : University of Mississippi

Barbara Lowe

University of Mississippi

Dr. Barbara Lowe currently teaches English 1113 & 1123 English IV dual enrollment English Debate I-IV, and oral communications at Oxford High School. She graduated with a PhD in English from The University of Mississippi in 2004.

Kerstin Rudolph : Writing Instructor

Kerstin Rudolph

Writing Instructor

Teaching WRIT 101 and WRIT 250 at the University of Mississippi.

krudolph@olemiss.edu
Whit Hubbard : Writing and Liberal Arts Instructor

Whit Hubbard

Writing and Liberal Arts Instructor

Whit Hubbard is an instructor in the Department for Writing and Rhetoric. He teaches Writing 102, Liberal Arts 102, and Writing 101. His academic interests are in popular culture and film studies. Mr. Hubbard has been at Ole Miss since 2005.

wahubbar@olemiss.edu
Kerry Bowers : Writing Instructor

Kerry Bowers

Writing Instructor

Teaches WRIT 250 at the University of Mississippi.

klbowers@olemiss.edu
Mary Beth Chambers :

Mary Beth Chambers

bchambers@amory.k12.ms.us
Betty Anderson Crane : Writing Instructor

Betty Anderson Crane

Writing Instructor

Bachelors, Masters, and Doctor of Philosophy (Curriculum and Instruction) degrees from the University of Mississippi. While studying here, taught Advanced Placement English and French in a high school; introduced writing for K-12 students in conjunction with school plays/musicals. Special Interests: Books with international settings, American writers’ works and lives, and editing. Member of the W&R Assessment Committee.

brcrane@olemiss.edu
Leelee Haraway :

Leelee Haraway

lmharaway@northwestms.edu
Meredith Harper :

Meredith Harper

Meredith has taught first-year writing in the department since receiving her MFA in fiction in 2013.

mharper1@olemiss.edu
Ben McClleland :

Ben McClleland

wgbwm@olemiss.edu
Jane Meek : Online Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric

Jane Meek

Online Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric

Jane B. Meek is an Online Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric, teaching courses from her home in Miami Beach, Florida. She earned a Master’s degree in English from the University of Alabama and another in Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at the University of Cincinnati.

msjmeek@gmail.com
Allison Movitz :

Allison Movitz

Allison Movitz teaches senior Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition and English IV

apmovitz@oxfordsd.org
Jeanine Rauch : Director of the DeSoto Writing Center & Instructor

Jeanine Rauch

Director of the DeSoto Writing Center & Instructor

Writing center director and instructor of writing and rhetoric at the University of Mississippi.

mjrauch@olemiss.edu
Fara Shook : Writing Instructor

Fara Shook

Writing Instructor

Five years teaching composition, ENG 101 and 102 at the University of Mississippi. Six years teaching at the South Panola Alternative School.

feshook@olemiss.edu
Amanda Witt :

Amanda Witt

alwitt@oxfordsd.org
Dinorah Sapp : Lecturer of Intensive English and Coordinator of Professional Development for the IEP

Dinorah Sapp

Lecturer of Intensive English and Coordinator of Professional Development for the IEP

dsapp@olemiss.edu
Keith Boran : University of Mississippi

Keith Boran

University of Mississippi

P. Keith Boran is an online instructor of writing for the Department of Writing and Rhetoric; he actively enjoys reading, football, baseball, and spending time with his wife, a fellow online writing instructor.

Sheena Boran : University of Mississippi

Sheena Boran

University of Mississippi

Sheena Boran is an online instructor for the Department of Writing and Rhetoric; she teaches first-year composition courses, loves all things Harry Potter, and enjoys spending time with her husband (fellow DWR instructor Keith Boran).

Stacey Coulter : Holmes Community College

Stacey Coulter

Holmes Community College

Stacey Coulter is an English instructor and director of the Writing Center at Holmes Community College in Ridgeland, MS.  She teaches English Composition I and II as well as World Literature I.

Chip Dunkin : University of Mississippi

Chip Dunkin

University of Mississippi

Chip Dunkin has been teaching composition at the University of Mississippi since 2006. His primary interests revolve around the intersection of multimodality and service learning in first-year writing courses.

Dena Holley : Pontotoc High School

Dena Holley

Pontotoc High School

Dena Holley is a secondary English teacher at Pontotoc High School; she loves learning, teaching, reading, writing, thinking, and her family, not necessarily in that order. She also loves cliches and irony.

Rachel E. Johnson : University of Mississippi

Rachel E. Johnson

University of Mississippi

Rachel E. Johnson directs the University of Mississippi - Tupelo Writing Center and teaches composition for the Department of Writing and Rhetoric.

Mary Ann Parker : University of Mississippi

Mary Ann Parker

University of Mississippi

Mary Ann Parker is a graduate instructor in the University of Mississippi School of Education, Department of Teacher Education; she loves her family, students, dogs, and SEC football.

Kimual Snow : Whitehaven High School

Kimual Snow

Whitehaven High School

Kimual Snow is a ninth-grade English teacher at Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tennessee.