Associate Professor and Executive Director of Communications Center
College of Liberal Arts
Karen Head is Executive Director of the Communications Center, and an Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication. Head's courses center on analyzing, critiquing, evaluating, and creating a variety of texts that demonstrate an understanding of audience and adaptation of multimodal and multiliteracy rhetorical strategies and tools.
Her research areas focus on writing and communication theory and pedagogical practice, especially in the following areas: higher education rhetoric, sustainable and innovative pedagogy and space design implementation, development of writing centers, writing program administration, communication ecologies, technical communication, business communication, multidisciplinary communication, and creative writing.