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David Carithers
Associate Professor
PhD in English with concentration in Rhetoric & Composition, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2004)
MA in English, Western Carolina University (2000)

BA in English and Spanish, Wofford College (1993)



First-Year Composition, American Literature Surveys, Advanced Composition, Fiction Workshop, Studies in Rhetoric and Writing, and the Summer Institute of the West Tennessee Writing Project.


Research Interests:

Writing and Writing Pedagogy, Post-Modern American Literature, and the Rhetoric of American Music. 


Additional Information:

Director of the West Tennessee Writing Project, an affiliate site of the National Writing Project that seeks to improve writing and writing instruction in West Tennessee's K-12 classrooms across the curriculum.  Lead facilitator of Voice Lessons: the UTM Faculty Writing Project.  


Email: dcarithers@utm.edu

Website: www.utm.edu/wtwp


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