Bachelor 305 / Laws 304
513 529 5257 (Bachelor)
513 529 5961 (Laws)
Katharine J. Ronald
- Roger and Joyce L. Howe Professor
- Director, Howe Writing Initiative, Richard T. Farmer School of Business
- Ph.D., University of Louisville, 1984
- M.A., University of Louisville
- B.A., University of Dayton
Teaching and Research Interests
- Composition and Rhetoric
- Rhetorical History
- Women’s Rhetorics
- Available Means: An Anthology of Women’s Rhetoric(s). University of Pittsburgh Press, 2001. With Joy Ritchie.
- Reason to Believe: Romanticism, Pragmatism, and the Teaching of Writing. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998. With Hephzibah Roskelly.
- Farther Along: Transforming Dichotomies in Rhetoric and Composition. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann/ Boynton/ Cook Publishers. With Hephzibah Roskelly. 1990.
- “Pedagogy and Public Engagement: The Uses of Women’s Rhetorics.” In Rhetorical Woman. Eds. Hildy Miller and Lillian Bridwell-Bowles. With Joy Ritchie. Southern Illinois UP. Forthcoming.
- “Literacy on the Margins of Power and Prestige: Louisa May Alcott’s Pragmatic Rhetoric” in Women and Literacy: Inquiries for a New Century, edited by Peter Mortensen and Beth Daniell. Forthcoming from Southern Illinois UP. With Hephzibah Roskelly
- “Mothers, Spinsters, Othermothers: New Models for Women Mentors and Their Students.” In Reinterpreting the Dissertation in Composition and Rhetoric: Reimagining the Discipline. Eds. Nancy Welch, et. al. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2003: 55-66. With Joy Ritchie and Hephzibah Roskelly.
- “Embodied Voice: Peter Elbow’s Physical Rhetoric.” In Writing with Elbow. Eds. Pat Belanoff, Sheryl Fontaine, Marcia Dickson, and Charles Moran. Logan, Utah: State University Press, 2002: 210-223. With Hephzibah Roskelly.
- “Learning to Take it Personally: The Ethics of Collaborative Writing.” In Personal Effects: The Social Character of Scholarly Writing. Eds. Deborah H. Holdstein and David Bleich. Logan, Utah: State University Press, 2002: 253-267. With Hephzibah Roskelly
- “Untested Feasibility: Imagining the Pragmatic Possibility of Paulo Freire.” College English 63 (May 2001): 612-632. With Hephzibah Roskelly.
- “‘Befriending’ Other Teachers: Communities of Teaching and the Ethos of Curricular Leadership.” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 1 (Spring 2001): 317-327.
Work in Progress
Professor Ronald is working on a new book on women on the margins of the pragmatic movement in the late 19th/early 20th century.