Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Margaret Morris
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Margaret Shepard Morris

Assistant Professor

Office: 255 Bessey Hall

Email: msmorris@msu.edu

Twitter: @maggiepie

Skype: margsmorris

Websites: LinkedIn

Research Areas

Collaboration, History of Rhetoric, Salon Movements, Editorial role/editing, Travel Writing, Photojournalism 


My primary role at MSU is a teaching role. I engage my students in a variety of activities to situate and prepare them as new scholars in a community engaged in knowledge creation. I teach them to question, reflect (on a wide range of data), and present their outcomes clearly.


BA in Journalism, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky

MA in English, Writing Concentration, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Selected Courses Taught

WRA 150H
WRA 101