Jennifer Barton

Jennifer Barton

Senior Instructor

Office

423 Shanks Hall 
181 Turner St. NW 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

540-231-8445

Email

Department Membership

English

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Expertise

  • Editing
  • Professional, Technical, and Business Writing
  • Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction
  • Environmental Rhetoric
  • Teaching of Writing 

Professional Activities

  • Internship Coordinator for English Department

Education

  • M.S., Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2010
  • M.A., English, Virginia Tech, 2000
  • B.A., English, with Minors in History and Religion, Virginia Tech, 1997 

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    Joyce Gentry Smoot Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2014

    Selected Publications

    Textbooks

    Copyeditor, Writing at Virginia Tech, 2013, 2014

    Articles

    • Using Canvas for English Classes, presentation with Andy Lautenschlager, 2015
    • Powering Contention: Competing Cultural Narratives of Wind Energy, presentation at International Association for Science and Technology Studies (IASTS), 2009
    • “Places of Power”: Strategies of Place in the Movement against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining, presentation at Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), 2009