Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Denise Acevedo
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Denise Acevedo

Assistant Professor

Office: 165 Bessey Hall

Email: acevedo@msu.edu

WeChat: DrAcevedo

Research Areas

Student and Faculty Motivation, Rhetorical Development, Teaching Through Transformative Learning


In my more than twenty-five years in education, I still feel excited about meeting and working with students from every corner of our global society. I am continuously honored to help students improve their writing skills and better prepare them for their academic and post-graduation literacy needs.


Doctorate of Higher Educational Leadership (Ed.D.), Nova Southeastern University, 2008

Master's of Adult Education (M.Ed.), Texas A&M University at Kingsville, 1994

Bachelor's of Arts (B.A.), Michigan State University, 1990

Selected Courses Taught

WRA 150, The Evolution of American Thought
WRA 101, Writing as Inquiry
VetBound Summer 2015, Vetward Bound Summer Enrichment Program
Money Management, 2014, Money Management for TRIO SSS Summer Bridge
Education/Literacy Course for MSU's Graduate Ed. Program (Detroit)"

Research or Academic Affiliations

WRAC Online Writing Faculty Group

Greater Lansing Chapter of the National Women's Book Association