The journalism and professional writing major provides training in journalism and technical writing, preparing students for successful writing careers. Students learn to gather information and write for various media platforms – print, digital, broadcast, and technical writing. Along with required coursework in media writing, editing, and production, majors can tailor the program to their specific needs through a wide range of courses.
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Associate Professor of English, Director of Honors Program
Associate Professor of English; Director of the Honors Program
Kayla McKinney’s areas of interest include the relationship between museums, natural history, and Victorian literature, and popular culture. She has published work on the literature related to British taxidermy, the influence of the natural history museum on the writings of Charles Dickens, and the music of the rock band Rush. She teaches a wide range of courses in composition and literature.