Home Authors Posts by

Assistant Professor of English at Johnson & Wales University |

Kristi Girdharry is an Assistant Professor of English at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island where she teaches courses in writing, research, and communication. She earned her PhD from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts where she completed her dissertation that involved turning a critical eye toward a digital archive she helped build to capture the ephemera following the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013. Her research interests include public writing, university-community partnerships, pedagogy, and digital literacies and identities.

Sidewalk Chalk

An activity designed to help students understand the vulnerability that comes with public photographs, particularly in the context of war images.

Discover new resources...

Incorporating Quotations, Claims, & Evidence

A PowerPoint presentation that breaks down different types of evidence and explains how and when to use them.
intro to fiction

Intro to the Writing of Fiction

Below you'll find a syllabus for a 200-level Intro to the Writing of Fiction course complete with readings and assignments.  Feature image courtesy of Andrew Seaman    

Common Thesis Complaints

This handout I made in sheer frustration after hearing the same complaints about thesis formulation over and over again from my students. I've learned in my...