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Department of Writing and Rhetoric

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

Megan Schoen

A headshot of Megan Schoen.
Associate Professor and Director of First-Year Writing
Office: 382 O'Dowd Hall
Phone: (248) 370-4134
Fax: 248-370-2748
Email: meganschoen@oakland.edu


Megan Schoen completed her Ph.D. in English (Rhetoric and Composition) at Purdue University in 2012. Her research interests include composition studies, writing program administration, writing across the curriculum, rhetorical theory, and comparative rhetorics. Megan has published in Rhetoric Review, WPA: Writing Program Administration, The WAC Journaland ConstellationsShe is a co-founder and co-managing editor of Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society. Megan serves as the director of Oakland University’s First-Year Writing Program. 


Ph.D. in English (Rhetoric and Composition). Purdue University (2012).
M.Ed. in English Education. The Ohio State University (2004).
M.A. in English Literature. The University of Toledo (1999).
B.A., in English Literature and History. Miami University (1997).


WRT 1050 Composition I
WRT 1060 Composition II
WRT 3060 Global Rhetorics
WRT 3062 Writing Center Studies and Tutoring Practice
WRT 5900 Special Topics in Writing and Rhetoric