Kathleen Black began teaching at Northwestern in 1981 and has taught a variety of courses in the English Department and in the field of English education.
Director of Eagle Scholars Honors Program (2001–Present)
Chair, Department of English and Literature (1985–98)
Coordinator, English Education (1988–89)
Ph. D., English Education, University of Minnesota
M.A., English (Literature), University of Minnesota
B.S., English Education, Taylor University
Ph.D. specialty is in the theory and pedagogy of argumentative writing.
Other specialties are in corporate communication, technical writing, linguistics, and grammar.
What Bible Sentences Show Us, 2009
Guide for the Advancing Grammarian: An Exploration of English for Writers and Teachers St. Paul: Kitelko, 2005
Teaching Practical English. St. Paul: Kitelko, 2008
“Teaching Technical Writing to High School Students.” Ohio Journal of the English Language Arts. Vol. 41, #2. Spring 2001
Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Northwestern College, 1993
Who’s Who in Higher Education, 1990
Finalist: Promising Researcher Award; 1988, National Council of Teachers of English