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Faculty Profile

Don Unger

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Writing & Rhetoric
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF WRITING AND RHETORIC
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3rd Floor Suite B, Lamar
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-2121
Joined UM: August 17, 2018

Areas of Expertise

  • COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH
  • WRITING

Brief Bio

Don Unger is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing & Rhetoric. He comes to the University of Mississippi from St. Edward's University in Austin, TX, where he served as a faculty member and as the Faculty Fellow of Community-Engaged Teaching & Learning in the university's Center for Teaching Excellence. Dr. Unger's Ph.D. is in Rhetoric & Composition from Purdue University. His research addresses how network technologies shape activism and community-based work. He also serves as the Co-Managing Editor of Spark: A Journal of Activism in Writing, Rhetoric & Literacy Studies and as the Social-Media Editor for Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society. His scholarship has appeared in Computers & Composition, Constellations: A Cultural Rhetorics Publishing Space, and Teacher-Scholar-Activist, as well as in the edited collection Thinking Globally, Composing Locally: Rethinking Online Writing in the Age of the Global Internet.

Degrees

BA
Writing
State University College of New York College at Cortland/Cortland, New York (2005)
MA
English
University of Alaska Anchorage/Anchorage, Alaska (2010)
PhD
English
Purdue University/West Lafayette, Indiana (2015)