Department of English

Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW)

Programs / Master of Arts in Professional Writing: Meet the Faculty

Laura McGrath

Associate Professor of English

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
English Building (EB 440), Room 257
Phone: 470-578-6876


Associate Professor

Teaching at Kennesaw State since 2004

Education: Ph.D. 2003 University of Georgia

Specializations: digital writing, online learning, faculty development

Courses Regularly Taught: WRIT 3140 Technical Writing, WRIT 3150 Writing in Digital Environments, WRIT 3160 Argumentative Writing, PRWR 6300 Writing as a Process, PRWR 6500 Teaching Writing in High Schools and Colleges

Most Recent or Most Important Publications:  McGrath, Laura, ed. Collaborative Approaches to the Digital in English Studies. Logan, UT: Computers and Composition Digital P/Utah State UP, 2011.; “Teaching New Media, Negotiating Access.” Chapter in Reading and Writing New Media. Ed. Cheryl Ball and Jim Kalmbach. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2010.


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