Composition and Rhetoric Concentration

For Undergraduate English Majors

As an English major, you design your own concentration — a program of study based on your areas of interest, organized around a controlling theme or topic — with the help of your advisor. Below are some recommendations for students interested in this area.

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Recommended Courses

Recommended Experiences

Recommended Reading

Recommended Courses

  • Community advocacy work (i.e. grant writing or public service writing)
  • Teaching
  • Writing for media outlets
  • Editing or publishing
  • Professional writing: business, entertainment, government
  • Graduate or Professional school (law, communications, public relations)
  • Writing/Literacy Center teacher/coordinator

Professors to Know

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Rachel Azima

  • Assistant Professor of Practice and Writing Center Director
  • razima2@unl.edu
  • 402-472-1826
  • 126B Andrews Hall
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Robert Brooke

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Amy Goodburn

  • Professor, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Undergraduate Education
  • agoodburn1@unl.edu
  • (402) 472-3751 
  • 210 Canfield Administration Building
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June Griffin

  • Professor of Practice and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education
  • june.griffin@unl.edu
  • 1223 Oldfather Hall
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Debbie Minter

  • Associate Professor and Director of Composition and Rhetoric
  • dminter1@unl.edu
  • 208 Andrews Hall
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Rachael W. Shah

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Shari Stenberg

  • Professor and Interim Director of Women's and Gender Studies
  • sstenberg2@unl.edu
  • 342 Andrews Hall
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Stacey Waite