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Violet Dutcher

DEPARTMENT: Language & Literature Dept

POSITION: Department Chair, Professor

DEPARTMENT: Writing Program

POSITION: Writing Program Director

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | RLN 220

PHONE: (540) 432-4316

EMAIL: violet.dutcher@emu.edu

Dr. Vi Dutcher is a professor of rhetoric and composition and teaches writing and speech courses. Prior to coming to EMU, she taught writing and women’s studies courses at Kent State University—Stark Campus. She has also taught at The University of Akron and Cuyahoga Community College. She enjoys linking her courses to community partnerships where students produce a deliverable product for a specified need in an organization. Her research interests are community literacy practices in general and Old Order Amish women’s literacy practices in particular.


BA, Kent State University (English; Rhetoric & Composition)
MA, University of Akron (Rhetoric & Composition)
PHD, Kent State University (English (concentration Rhetoric & Composition))

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