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Margaret A. Thomas Evans

Chair, English
Online Technical and Professional Writing Degree Coordinator
Whitewater Hall 275
(765) 973-8614


  • PhD – Technical Communication and Composition, Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • MA – English, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
  • BA – English, Lancaster University, Lancaster, England

Current Research Interests

Women and technology, online teaching and uses of technology to teach.

Recent Presentations

  • "The Changing Rhythm of Rural Rhetoric: The Literacy Practices of Women's Institutes of Canada and Britain" Rural Women’s Studies Association, Fredericton, NB, Canada, July 2012
  • "Using Social Network Media to Connect Rural Women's Organizations" Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference, Mankato, MN October 2011

Courses Taught

  • English W231 Professional Writing Skills
  • English W321 Advanced Technical Writing
  • English W131 Elementary Composition I
  • English W132 Elementary Composition II
  • English W400/500 Issues in Teaching Writing
  • English L378 Women and Literature
  • English W395 Individual Study of Writing
  • English W501 Practicum on Teaching Composition

Selected Previous Employment Positions

  • Visiting Instructor of English, Miami University, Hamilton, OH
    August 1998 – June 2002
  • Instructor of English, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, OH
    August 1996 – May 1998
  • Part-time Faculty, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH
    January 1991 – December 1996
  • Adjunct Faculty, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
    Sept 1989 – June 1998