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Jennifer Barton

Jennifer Barton, Senior Instructor

Jennifer Barton, Senior Instructor
Jennifer Barton, Senior Instructor

Department of English
423 Shanks Hall 
181 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-8445 |

Jennifer Barton is a senior instructor in the Department of English.

  • Editing
  • Professional, Technical, and Business Writing
  • Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction
  • Environmental Rhetoric
  • Teaching of Writing 
  • MS, Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2010
  • MA, English, Virginia Tech, 2000
  • BA, English, with Minors in History and Religion, Virginia Tech, 1997 
  • Internship Coordinator for English Department
  • Joyce Gentry Smoot Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2014


Copyeditor, Writing at Virginia Tech, 2013, 2014

Journal 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

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