Contact

The WRAC main office (235 Bessey Hall) is CLOSED for fall semester 2020. 

If you have GENERAL QUESTIONS, please contact:
Angela Hunt (huntaj@msu.edu or 517-355-2400); Angela will address or route your question to the appropriate department staff member; unless urgent, please anticipate that you will receive a response within 24 business hours.

To request ACCESS TO THE MAIN OFFICE, please contact:
Angela Hunt (huntaj@msu.eduor 517-355-2400); Angela will work to schedule access for you if you need office supplies or need to use the fax machine (517-353-5250).

For our PROGRAM-SPECIFIC CONTACT INFORMATION, please see below.

Department Mailing Address, Phone, and Fax

Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
434 Farm Lane, Rm 235 (235 Bessey Hall)
East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: (517) 355-2400
Fax: (517) 353-5250

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Jackie Rhodes
Professor
Department Chairperson
jrhodes@msu.edu

Office Staff

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Angela Hunt
Fiscal Officer
huntaj@msu.edu

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Rhonda Hibbitt
WRAC Secretary 
hibbitt@msu.edu

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Yvette Puga 
WRAC Secretary
pugayvet@msu.edu

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Diana Shank
WRAC Secretary
shankd@msu.edu

First-Year Writing Program

Julie Lindquist
Professor; Director of First-Year Writing; Graduate Faculty
lindqu11@msu.edu

Joyce Meier

Joyce Meier
Associate Professor; Associate Director of the First-Year Writing Program
meierjo@msu.edu

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Eve Cuevas
RA/Assistant Director
cuevasev@msu.edu

Undergraduate Programs

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Casey McArdle
Academic Specialist; Director of Undergraduate Programs
cmcardle@msu.edu

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Kate Fedewa 
Academic Specialist; Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs
fedewak3@msu.edu

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Casey Miles
Assistant Professor; Undergraduate Advisor
milescas@msu.edu

Graduate Programs

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Dànielle Nicole DeVoss
Professor; Associate Chair; Director of Graduate Programs; Graduate Faculty
devossda@msu.edu

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Melissa Arthurton 
Graduate Secretary
arthurt1@msu.edu

Ben Lauren

Ben Lauren
Assistant Professor; Assistant Director of Graduate Programs (MA in DRPW); Graduate Faculty
blauren@msu.edu

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Trixie Long-Smith
Associate Professor; Director of the Writing Center and Red Cedar Writing Project; Assistant Director of Graduate Programs (MA in CSLP); Graduate Faculty
smit1254@msu.edu