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Karen Dwyer

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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0302
Biography

Lecturer, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

Ph.D., Purdue University

Bio

Karen Dwyer is particularly interested in the social influences of how we know what we know, and her research and teaching both reflect that interest. Her research has centered on how groups within contemporary Western societies develop spaces in which to work and how they attract and educate participants. Her dissertation was on an example of that, the human rights organization Amnesty International and its letter writers. Also, she is interested in discussing transactional (social) knowledge negotiations when she teaches. Her interest really is in the social aspects of rhetorical invention.

Research Activity
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 302Business Writing
Fall 2017
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ENG 105Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 301Writing for the Professions
Spring 2017
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ENG 301Writing for the Professions
BIO 315Science, Values, & the Public
ENG 370Science, Values, & the Public
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 301Writing for the Professions
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 301Writing for the Professions
BIO 315Science, Values, & the Public
ENG 370Science, Values, & the Public
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 301Writing for the Professions
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 301Writing for the Professions
BIO 315Science, Values, & the Public
ENG 370Science, Values, & the Public
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
Summer 2014
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ENG 102First-Year Composition
Spring 2014
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ENG 301Writing for the Professions
BIO 315Science, Values, & the Public
ENG 370Science, Values, & the Public
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 301Writing for the Professions
Service
  • Academic Senate, Member (2003)