Jennifer Barton

Jennifer Barton

Advanced 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 (STS), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2010
  • M.A. English, Virginia Tech, 2000
  • B.A. English, Minors: 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