Jennifer Burg, PhD

Chair, associate professor, the hunter division of humanities

Everett Mansion 352


  • PhD, English, emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition, Washington State University, 2003
  • MS, English, emphasis in Theory and Practice of Writing, Utah State University, 1997
  • BS, Honors English, Weber State University, 1995

Courses taught

  • English Composition I
  • English Composition II
  • World Literature
  • Introduction to Rhetoric
  • Women and Rhetoric
  • Humanities Senior Capstone
  • Introduction to Creative Writing

academic Research/interests and areas of expertise

Rhetoric, Composition, and Popular Culture

Why I teach

My goal is always to promote students' intellectual engagement with texts of all kinds, and to help them become more perceptive readers of and articulate writers about rhetoric in their words.


April 2014 - Elected to Governing Board of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Convocation address 2014