Humanities @ Michigan Tech

HUMANITIES at Michigan Tech engages in teaching and research across language, culture, and technology. Our scope is international, our approach interdisciplinary. We work at the intersections of communication, composition, literature, modern languages, philosophy, rhetoric, visual studies, linguistics, gender studies, and technical communication. Emerging areas of emphasis include media, global studies, and diversity. In learning and scholarship, students and faculty work to cultivate the whole human being. We help students develop the communicative, analytic, and cultural knowledge to thrive in all aspects of their future lives.

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Evelyn Vidal Johnson

MS, Michigan Technological University

Contact

(906) 487-2982
evjohnso@mtu.edu

Senior Lecturer, Humanities

Evie Johnson  coordinates the English Secondary Education Program, and teaches a range of courses--such as Young Adult Literature, Methods of Teaching English, and Literacy in the Content Areas--designed to meet the needs of teacher candidates. As a teacher, teacher educator, and literacy activist she is interested in instructional methods that . . .

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Stefka Hristova

Stefka Hristova

PhD, University of California Irvine

Contact

(906) 487-1084
shristov@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Humanities

Stefka Hristova is an Assistant Professor of Digital Media at Michigan Technological University. She holds a PhD in Visual Studies from the University of California Irvine. Her research examines the digital visual cultures of war and displacement.Stefka teaches in the Communication, Culture, & Media Undergraduate Program and the Rhetoric, Theory, and . . .

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Kathleen Burke

Kathleen Burke

MA, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, University of Illinois

Contact

(906) 487-1771
kpburke@mtu.edu

Lecturer, Intensive English as a Second Language, Humanities

Before joining the faculty at Michigan Tech, Kathleen Burke taught at the Higher Colleges of Technology in Abu Dhabi. She has also taught in Vermont, Qatar, Iowa, Kuwait and Iran. Her interests include supervising instruction, designing and implementing curriculum, providing in-service training programs, and conducting needs analyses. She has presented at . . .