Elizabeth Kleinfeld

Degree: Ph.D.

Professor

Department: English

Elizabeth Kleinfeld

Topics

Academic Dishonesty Communications Education Ethics/Ethical Studies Literature and Theatre Rhetoric Social Media Teacher Education Writing

Expertise

  • Writing
  • Professional writing
  • Plagiarism and source use
  • Satire and parody
  • New media
  • Multigenre and multimodal composition
  • Universal Design for Learning

About

Elizabeth Kleinfeld, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of English and director of the Writing Center at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

She began her teaching career at Red Rocks Community College in 2001 where she worked as a writing center coordinator while also addressing writing curriculum, tutoring and composition.

Kleinfeld conducts research on academic rhetoric, composition pedagogy and theory, digital rhetoric, intellectual property, and multigenre and multimodal composition. She has co-authored two textbooks: “The Bedford Book of Genres: A Rhetoric” and “The Bedford Book of Genres: A Rhetoric and Reader.” Kleinfeld has also written numerous essays, peer-reviewed journal articles and edited handbooks. She has done many presentations at conferences and held work’shops. Kleinfeld is a member of: International Society for Humor Studies, Alliance for Computers and Writing, International Writing Centers Association, Colorado and Wyoming Writing Center Association and eLearning Consortium of Colorado.

Kleinfeld received her doctorate in English studies and master’s in English from Illinois State University and a bachelor’s in history from Bradley University.

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