Devon Holmes

Devon Holmes

Professor

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-5638 Kalmanovitz Hall 284

Biography

Devon Holmes, Professor of Rhetoric and Language, holds a BA in English from the University of Southern California, an MA in Rhetoric from Carnegie Mellon University, and a PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English from the University of Arizona. She teaches written and oral communication to undergraduates, grounding her courses in what Russel K. Durst describes as a pedagogy of “reflective instrumentalism.” Devon co-directs the composition program.

Appointments
Co-Director of Composition
Education
PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English, University of Arizona
MA in Rhetoric, Carnegie Mellon University
BA in English, University of Southern California
Research
The relevance and benefits of teaching oral and written communication in tandem