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Marshall W. Kitchens

Associate Professor
Office: 379 O'Dowd Hall
Phone: 248-370-4130
Fax: 248-370-2748
Email: [email protected]


Marshall Kitchens is an associate professor in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric and director of the Meadow Brook Writing Project. He earned a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from Wayne State University. His research interests include creative nonfiction, prison writing programs, technology and pedagogy, and video game culture. Dr. Kitchens has been teaching at OU since 2000.


Ph.D. in English (Rhetoric and Composition). Wayne State University.
M.A. in English. University of Connecticut.
B.A. in English. Northeast Louisiana University.


WRT 1050 Composition I
WRT 1060 Composition II
WRT 2070 Introduction to Writing for Digital Media
WRT 3030 Literacy, Technology, and Civic Engagement
WRT 3062 Writing Center Studies and Tutoring Practice
WRT 3064 Writing about Culture: Detroit Summer
WRT 3074 Rhetoric and Video Games
WRT 3086 Workshop in Creative Non-Fiction
WRT 4086 Advanced Creative Non-Fiction


Department of Writing and Rhetoric

O'Dowd Hall, Room 378
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-2746
fax: (248) 370-2748