MA in Rhetoric Student Profiles-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Sarah Katz

Sarah Katz

M.A. Student, Rhetoric

Email: skatz1@andrew.cmu.edu

Sarah Katz recently graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in English and Hispanic Studies. While at Oberlin she worked as a writing tutor in numerous courses in English and Spanish, as well as in the college’s writing center. Her love of discussing and tutoring writing inspired her to get her MA in Rhetoric. She hopes that after completing this program she will have a better idea of where her passion for writing will take her in the future.

Craig Moreau

Craig Moreau

M.A. Student, Rhetoric

Email: cmoreau@andrew.cmu.edu

Craig Moreau holds an M.F.A from New York University in Poetry and a B.A. in History and English from the University of Iowa. He was recently the Assistant Director, Writing Center at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia and has taught First-Year Writing Courses at a Columbia, Temple, and other universities for the past five-years. His continued interest in writing center work and rhetoric led him to CMU where he also works at the Global Communications Center.

Hannah Ringler

Hannah Ringler

M.A. Student, Rhetoric

Email: hringler@andrew.cmu.edu

Hannah Ringler graduated from Texas A&M University in 2015 with a B.A. in English and minor in Russian. While there, she volunteered teaching English to international students and also studied briefly in St. Petersburg, Russia. Academically, she is interested in the intersections of rhetoric with political propaganda, twentieth-century American and English cultures, Cold War authors, and the creation of national identities. After completing her M.A. at CMU, Hannah hopes to pursue her Ph.D.

Kendra Williamson

Kendra Williamson

M.A. Student, Rhetoric

Email: kendraw@andrew.cmu.edu

Kendra Williamson graduated from Brigham Young University in 2013 and has been working as a freelance editor since that time. She holds a B.A. in English Linguistics with minors in Editing and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). At BYU she worked as a Writing Fellow, where she tutored and trained new tutors; she also helped found a new ESL writing lab. This work fostered her interest in writing pedagogy, which she continues to explore in her courses and as a tutor in CMU's Global Communications Center. Kendra also retains her interest in linguistics, and she looks forward to building more connections between language structure, context, and meaning in the Rhetoric M.A.