Catherine Pritchard Childress
  • Catherine Pritchard Childress
  • Program Coordinator for Rhetoric, Associate Instructor

  • Email:
  • Phone: 828.898.3361
  • Office: McRae House, Room 2
  • Department: Academics


MA, East Tennessee State University
BA, East Tennessee State University

Common Courses Taught

RHE 101/102 Rhetoric
LIT 240 Honors World Literature

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

My teaching and research interests are Rhetoric and Composition, Gender Studies, Creative Writing, Poetry and Poetics, Modern British Literature, and Appalachian Studies. 

I am the author of "Other: Poems" (Finishing Line Press, 2015), and received an award in Streetlight Magazine's 2022 Essay/Memoir Award for my piece "Pandemic Casserole."