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Dr. Donna J Binns

Dr. Donna J Binns

Professor of English

Office: 3851 - Coleman Hall
Email: djbinns@eiu.edu
Fall 2015 Office Hours: TR 2:15-3:15 p.m.; W 1-3 p.m.

Donna Binns teaches courses in English Language Arts education, technical communication, and composition and rhetoric. She has published articles in Indiana English, Kansas English, The Dangling Modifier, Illinois English Bulletin and Disability in Science Fiction: Respresentations of Technology as Cure. Her research interests include the transition from high school to college writing, media studies, disability studies, and composition pedagogy. She has served as a member of the Teacher Certification Assessment Committee, the Film Studies Minor Committee, and the Women's Studies Program Committee at EIU and as Co-Director of the Eastern region for the Illinois Association of Teachers of English. 


PhD University of Kansas
MA University of Kansas
BA College of William & Mary


English education, technical communication, composition and rhetoric, disability studies, and media studies.

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