General Education English Administrators


 Dr. Kate Pantelides: Kate Pantelides has taught rhetoric, composition, and technical communication courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research interests include rhetorical genre studies, discourse analysis, computer mediated communication, writing program administration, and the experience of parents in academe. Dr. Pantelides’ work has been published in College Composition and Communication, Composition Studies, Computers and Composition: An International Journal, and Composition Forum, among other venues. You can find additional information about Dr. Pantelides on her English Department faculty profile.

Program Assistants

Nich Krause: Nich joined the Ph.D. program at MTSU in the Fall of 2020. He was born and raised in the mountainous terrain of Colorado, where he received both his B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy at Colorado State University. Nich is a graduate student instructor who spends much of his time expanding his mind in his primary areas of research, which include film theory, feminist pragmatism, and 20th-century American literature. 

Caroline LaPlue: Caroline joined the English Ph.D. program at MTSU in 2021. She received her M.A. from Aberystwyth University in Wales, and has taught English at the high school and collegiate levels. She serves as a graduate student instructor at MTSU and teaches courses in first-year writing. Caroline’s research interests include Victorian literature, linguistics, and writing and literature pedagogy.

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Contact Information

General Education English Director:

Dr. Kate Pantelides
Peck Hall 324

(615) 898-2579