Department of Writing and Rhetoric

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

Faculty/Staff Directory

OFFICE STAFFCONTACT INFORMATION
Kerri Hubbard
Office Assistant

378 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2746
khubbard@oakland.edu
CHAIRCONTACT INFORMATION
Felicia Chong directoryFelicia Chong
379 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-3791
fchong@oakland.edu
PROFESSORCONTACT INFORMATION
Lori OstergaardLori Ostergaard
304 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2075 
ostergaa@oakland.edu
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSCONTACT INFORMATION
headshot of Elizabeth Allan

Elizabeth (Betsy) Allan
Director of the Professional and Digital Writing Major
381 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2750
allan@oakland.edu

Greg GibersonGreg Giberson
306 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-3038 
giberso2@oakland.edu
Marshall KitchensMarshall Kitchens
Director of The Meadow Brook Writing Project
147A O'Dowd Hall 
(248) 370-4130 
kitchens@oakland.edu
Jim Nugent

James Nugent
302 O'Dowd hall
(248) 370-3792 
nugent@oakland.edu

Megan Schoen

Megan Schoen
Director of First-Year Writing
382 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4134
meganschoen@oakland.edu  

headshot of Crystal VanKooten

Crystal VanKooten
300 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4982
vankooten@oakland.edu

ASSISTANT PROFESSORSCONTACT INFORMATION
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Felicita Arzu Carmichael
303 O’Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2110
carmichael@oakland.edu

Roger ChaoRoger Chao
307 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2742
rogerchao@oakland.edu
David HammontreeDavid Hammontree
Associate Director, First-Year Writing
135 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2745
hammontr@oakland.edu
SPECIAL INSTRUCTORSCONTACT INFORMATION
 Bernadette Dickerson
309 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4135
dickerso@oakland.edu
Kasia KietlinskaKasia G. Kietlinska
303 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4137
kietlins@oakland.edu
SPECIAL LECTURERSCONTACT INFORMATION
Glen ArmstrongGlen Armstrong †
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
armstron@oakland.edu
Photo of Reema BarlaskarReema Barlaskar
140 O’Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2736
barlaskar@oakland.edu
Ben Bennett-CarpenterBenjamin Bennett-Carpenter 
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
Allison BohnAllison Bohn
166 Dodge Hall
(248)- 370-2739
ambohn@oakland.edu
Marilyn BornerMarilyn Borner
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
borner@oakland.edu
 Karen BrehmerKaren Brehmer 
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
brehmer@oakland.edu
Matt Burkett Matt Burkett 
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
burkett@oakland.edu
Jen CoonJennifer Coon
147 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4124
coon2@oakland.edu
Jason Dodge
140 O’Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2736
jasondodge@oakland.edu
 Anne Colleen Doyle(Anne) Colleen Doyle 
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
doyle235@oakland.edu
 Emily FrancisEmily Francis
140 O'Dowd Hall 
(248) 370-2736 
emfranci@oakland.edu 
 
 Emily Freeman
136 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2103
freeman@oakland.edu
 John FreemanJohn Freeman 
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
jfreema@gmail.com
Tina HallChristina Hall 
166 Doge Hall
(248) 370-2739
chall@oakland.edu
Corey Hamilton
coreyhamilton@oakland.edu
 Tara Hendin 
136 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2103
hendin@oakland.edu
Lisa HineLisa Hine †
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
hine@oakland.edu
Jenna KatzJenna Katz 
140 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2736
jennakatz@oakland.edu
Laura Klein in a red dress leaning on a white wallLaura Bochenek Klein
147 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4124
lkklein@oakland.edu 
 Amanda Laudig 
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
laudig@oakland.edu
 Kathleen S. Lawson †
136 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2103
kslawson@oakland.edu
Adam Malinowski
malinowski@oakland.edu
Cindy MootyCindy Mooty
136 O'Dowd Hall 
(248) 370-2103 
mootyhof@oakland.edu 
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Jessica Rico
140 O’Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2736
jrico@oakland.edu

Lauren RinkeLauren E. Rinke 
147  O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4124
rinke@oakland.edu
Rebecca RivardRebecca Rivard 
147 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4124
rivard2@oakland.edu
Cathy RoraiCathy Rorai 
166 Dodge  Hall
(248) 370-2939
rorai@oakland.edu
 William J. Rouster
140 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2736
rouster@oakland.edu
 Sheryl Ruszkiewicz 
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
ruszkiew@oakland.edu
Craig SmithCraig W. Smith
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
csmith@oakland.edu
Melissa St. PierreMelissa St. Pierre 
140 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2736
stpierre@oakland.edu

Michaele Tomrell
136 O’Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2103
mtomrell@oakland.edu

Jason TorrenteJason Torrente
166 Dodge Hall
(248) 370-2739
torrente@oakland.edu
Sherry Wynn PerdueSherry L. Wynn Perdue 
212 Kresge
(248) 370-3105
wynn@oakland.edu 
RETIRED FACULTYEMAIL
Walli May Andersenandersen@oakland.edu
Cathie Breidenbachbreidenb@oakland.edu
Barbara B. Hamiltonbbhamilt@oakland.edu
Catherine Haarhaar@oakland.edu
Alice Horninghorning@oakland.edu
Margaret Pigottpigott@oakland.edu
Jeanie F. Robertsonrobertso@oakland.edu
Ron Sudolsudol@oakland.edu

† Meadow Brook Writing Project Teacher Consultant