Department of English

Robert Montgomery

Associate Professor of English and English Education

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
English Building (EB 440), Room 135
Phone: 470-578-6134


Undergraduate Program Coordinator and Advisor
Director of Institutes, Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project

Teaching at Kennesaw State since 2009

Education: Ph.D in English Education, 2009, University of California at Santa Barbara

Specializations: Young Adult Literature, teaching writing, standards and assessment

Courses Regularly Taught: ENGL 3310 (Principles of Writing Instruction) ENGL 3390 (Great Works for Middle Grades Educators) ENGL 3391 (Teaching Literature to Adolescents) ENED 4414 (Teaching of Specific Subjects: English Language Arts)

Most Recent or Most Important Publications:
Montgomery, R. (2014). In defense of messing about in literature. The ALAN Review, 42(1), 14-23.

Montgomery, R. (2012). "It serves a bigger purpose": The tension between professional identity and bureaucratic mandate in public education. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 11(3), 45-58.


Faculty and Staff