Rhetoric Faculty

  • Matthew Bost

    Matthew Bost

    Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Writing and Public Discourse

    Olin 148
    509-522-4433

    M.A. and Ph.D., Communication Studies, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

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  • Ellen Defossez

    Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Writing and Public Discourse

    Olin 147
    509-526-4742
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  • Lydia McDermott

    Lydia McDermott

    Department Chair and Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Writing and Public Discourse, and Director of the Center for Writing and Speaking

    Ph.D., Rhetoric and Composition, Ohio University
    M.A., Creative Writing/Poetry, Ohio University

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  • Kaitlyn G. Patia

    Kaitlyn G. Patia

    Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Writing, and Public Discourse

    Olin 146
    509-524-2087
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    Ph.D., Communication Arts & Sciences, Penn State 
    M.A., Communication Studies, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

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  • Victor Villanueva

    Victor Villanueva

    Edward F. Arnold Visiting Professor of Composition and Rhetoric

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Writing Faculty