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Appointment-Based Writing Tutor

Katherine Rothschild

PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Composition & Applied Linguistics
MFA, Saint Mary's College of California, Fiction Writing


Katherine Rothschild, MFA, PhD, is a Lecturer in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford University where she teaches PWR 1, The Rhetoric of Innovation: Transformation and Missed Opportunities and PWR 2, Innovative Conservation Communication: The Rhetoric of Everyday Change. She is currently completing an NCTE grant-funded multi-institutional study of writing knowledge transfer into STEM disciplines. She has conducted studies and published on writerly identity in STEM disciplines, feminist social media rhetorics, visibility language, and egalitarian classroom models. She is also the author of the novel Wider than the Sky (PRH/Soho Teen), and a contributor to KQED/NPR, among other outlets.

Areas of specialization: STEM writing; feminist rhetorics, writerly identity

Genre expertise: academic, research, fiction (novels) poetry, novels in verse, academic science writing

Enjoys seeing what other teachers are teaching and how students approach their identities as writers in their fields!


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Monday and Wednesday 11:30am-1:00pm PACIFIC