General Education English Administrators


 Dr. Kate Pantelides: Kate Pantelides has taught rhetoric, composition, and technical communication courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research interests include rhetorical genre studies, discourse analysis, computer mediated communication, writing program administration, and the experience of parents in academe. Dr. Pantelides’ work has been published in College Composition and Communication, Composition Studies, Computers and Composition: An International Journal, and Composition Forum, among other venues. You can find additional information about Dr. Pantelides on her English Department faculty profile.

Program Assistants:

Jake Castle: Jake joined the Ph.D. program at MTSU in 2017. He received his B.A. in English from the University of Virginia and his M.A. in English from East Tennessee State University. Writing Studies is his primary field. His research interests include writing across the curriculum, rhetorical genre studies, transfer theory, and sound rhetoric. Alongside his duties as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and Program Assistant, he also serves as Vice-President for WPA-Midsouth. He loves hiking & camping, going to concerts, playing pinball, and teaching writing.

Katie Musick: Katie joined the Ph.D program in 2017. She received her Bachelors in English from Alabama, where she remained to earn her M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition. Her research interests include feminist scholarship, feminist historiography, archival research, history of rhetoric, pedagogy, and medieval literature. In addition to her research, teaching, and administrative work, Katie serves as Secretary for WPA-Midsouth. She enjoys riding her horse M&M, walking and snuggling her dog Holly, hiking, traveling, and Alabama football.   

Kathrine Clark: Kathrine also joined the Ph.D program in 2017. She received her Bachelors in English Education from Saint Vincent College, an M.S. in Library Science and Education also at SVC, and an M.A. in Literature from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests are in Children's Literature and Medieval Studies. She currently serves as the English Graduate Student Organization President and the Children's Literature Organization President. 


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Contact Information

General Education English Director:

Dr. Kate Pantelides
Peck Hall 324

(615) 898-2579