Dr. Chelsea Murdock: Getting To Know The New Writing Center Director

“If you don’t do something with writing, you’re wasting your life.” That was a comment Dr. Chelsea Murdock received after writing fanfiction, and it changed her life. From shifting majors from voice to geology to finally English, Dr. Murdock is comfortable with exploring both the technical and creative parts of herself. With the fall of 2019 being her first semester as the new director of the Writing Center at Clemson, the Pearce Center for Professional Communication decided to learn more about Dr. Murdock. We delved into her background and professional past, her role as Writing Center Director and her plans for the future.  … Continue readingDr. Chelsea Murdock: Getting To Know The New Writing Center Director

Alumni Spotlight: Allison Daniel

It didn’t take long after graduation for me to decide my academic career wasn’t over. As I dived into the post-graduation world, I realized I missed the environment the classroom provides where a group of people are put together for the purpose of having thoughtful, important conversations. There wasn’t any question I wanted to return to Clemson to continue that journey, so I began the application process. Luckily, that meant less worrying about finding the perfect school and gave me more time to craft the perfect application for the school I knew I wanted to attend. … Continue readingAlumni Spotlight: Allison Daniel

Faculty Spotlight: Brian McGrath

Dr. McGrath is an associate professor of British Literature and British Theory at Clemson. His research interests include Romanticism, Poetry and Poetics, and Aesthetic and Literary Theory. He received his undergraduate degree in English from Northwestern University, his masters in English from the University of Maine at Orono, and his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Emory University. We sat down with Dr. McGrath to ask him a few questions and get to know him and his work better! … Continue readingFaculty Spotlight: Brian McGrath