Cathy Skinner

Cathy Skinner

Cathy Skinner

Senior Instructor


323 Shanks Hall 
180 Turner Street, NW 
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061


(540) 231-8340


Department Membership


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  • Writing instruction
  • Teaching literature: American, British, Women’s, Short Fiction, Poetry
  • Course advising; progress to degree
  • Personal narrative; general research; literary analysis
  • Social groups; individual conferences

Professional Activities

  • Work with Sigma Tau Delta
  • Faculty advisor university magazine


  • BA Social Work, Longwood University
  • MA English, Virginia Tech

Awards and Honors

Joyce Smoot Teaching Award Department of English

College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Undergraduate Advising Excellence

Additional Information

Teaching and advising are my professional interests. The intellectual well-being of my students my primary concern. I have enjoyed my life at Virginia Tech and continue my commitment to the liberal arts.