Carrie Grant, PhD

Assistant Professor


Contact Info

LA 5353


Ph.D., Rhetoric and Composition, Purdue University
M.A., English, Purdue University
B.A., English and Sociology, Arizona State University

Areas of Expertise

Professional and Technical Communication
Community Engagement
Feminist Digital Literacies


Dr. Grant’s research examines trust-building tactics in technical communication, emphasizing strategies for reaching disenfranchised audiences with good reason for skepticism. She particularly works with girls’ summer technology camps, which build girls’ confidence in their STEM abilities through technical instruction intertwined with mentorship. Dr. Grant teaches applied professional writing projects using community engagement pedagogy and works with Towson’s G.I.V.E. (Grantwriting In Valued Environments) program.