Contact Information


General Questions

Melissa Arthurton, Graduate Program Administrative Assistant – 517.353.9183

Please direct all general questions regarding admissions, or inquiries about the PhD program, to Prof. Malea Powell, Director of Rhetoric & Writing, 235C Bessey Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1047, 517.355.2400, powell37@msu.edu.

For information and questions about the Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing MA Program, contact Prof. Stuart Blythe, Advisor for MA in DRPW, 235 Bessey Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1047, 517.355.3279, blythes@msu.edu.

For information and questions about the Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy MA program, contact Prof. Trixie Smith, Advisor for MA in CSLP, 300 Bessey Hall c/o The WritingCenter, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1047, 517.432.3610, smit1254@msu.edu.

International applicants are advised to complete application as early as possible to allow time for processing of visas and other documents. See http://grad.msu.edu/apply/ for additional information.

PhD in Rhetoric & Writing

Please direct all general questions regarding admissions, or inquiries about the PhD program, to Prof. Malea Powell, Director of Rhetoric & Writing, 235C Bessey Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1047, 517.355.2400, powell37@msu.edu.