Kathryn Raign PH.D. | Department of English

Kathryn Raign PH.D.

Associate Professor / Director of First Year Writing
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I am excited to serve as the Director of First Year Writing and look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence. My research currently focuses on the development of writing in ancient Mesopotamia. My newest publications are listed below:

The Origins of the Art and Practice of Professional Writing--The Written Word as a Tool for Social Justice Then and Now . SUNY Press, Upcoming fall 2023

"Decentering the History of the Writing Center: A Case for the Mesopotamian Edubba as an Early Writing Center." Accepted, College, Composition, and Communication Journal.

"The Art of Ancient Mesopotamian Technical Manuals and Letters: The Origins of Instructional Writing." Technical Communication Quarterly 31.1 (2022): 44-61.