Department of English

Margaret Walters

Associate Professor of English

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
English Building (EB 440), Room 173
Phone: 470-578-6125


Associate Professor

Teaching at Kennesaw State since Fall 1997  

Education: Ph.D., 1996, Arizona State University  

Other Affiliations or Positions: Executive Director, Georgia Writers Association

Specializations: Research into student success in writing careers, curricular innovations in English Studies, and writing biography

Courses Regularly Taught: WRIT 3109, Careers in Writing ENGL 2145, Introduction to English Studies PRWR 6440, Professional and Academic Editing PRWR 6860, Intercultural Communication in Context PRWR 7900, Writing the biography

Most Recent or Most Important Publications: Walters, Margaret B. A. L. Burruss: The Life of a Georgia Politician and a Man to Trust. Kennesaw, GA: Kennesaw State University Press, 2011. Walters, Margaret B., Susan M. Hunter, and Elizabeth J. Giddens. “ Adding Value for Students and Faculty with a Master’s Degree in Professional Writing.” College Composition and Communication 61:1 (September 2009): 127-148. Walters, Margaret B., Susan M. Hunter, and Elizabeth Giddens. “Qualitative Research on What Leads to Success in Professional Writing.” International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (July 2007).


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