Skip to main content

Michelle Payne

Assistant Provost for Leadership and Faculty AffairsMichelle Payne faculty photo

Michelle Payne earned her doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of New Hampshire in 1997.  She teaches nonfiction writing, first-year composition, theories of rhetoric and composition, feminist literary theory, and research methods in composition and rhetoric.  She is the author of Bodily Discourses:  When Students Write About Abuse and Eating Disorders, as well as co-editor of The Curious Reader:  Exploring Personal and Academic Inquiry.  Her current research explores the literacies of faith-centered students in the writing classroom.