Dr. Kendra L. Andrews joined the English Department as an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Writing Program in fall
2021. She joined the WFU community from Fairfield University in Connecticut where she worked as a Professor of the Practice in Writing and as a Writing Across the Curriculum Consultant. She earned her Ph.D. in the Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media Program at North Carolina State University, and she has worked in North Carolina classrooms for over twenty years. Kendra is highly invested in critical pedagogy, teacher development, and twenty-first century literacies, and she teaches courses in Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Processes in the 21st Century, STEM Communication, and Composition Research Methodologies.
In addition to her teaching and scholarship at Fairfield University, Kendra has served as the Graduate Assistant Director of the First-Year Writing Program and as a Graduate WAC Consultant for the Campus Writing and Speaking Program at North Carolina State University. When she’s not teaching or writing about teaching, Kendra enjoys spending time with her large family, seeing live music and comedy, or training for her next race.