Kay Norton

Kay Norton

Instructor

ENGLISH

UNIVERSITY CENTER 237

Phone: (605) 274-9567

Email: Kay.Norton@usd.edu

Bio:

My background includes a successful career in the private sector, including business ownership and labor market consulting, so I have a very practical approach to learning and career readiness.


Teaching Interests:

I sincerely believe every student can become a better writer with commitment to the process, hard work, and encouragement from a teacher who believes in his or her potential. In addition to Composition, I am passionate about teaching African American literature, American Novels and Short Stories, Folklore, and Business Communications.


Research Interests:

My research interests include mass media history and trends, pedagogical effectiveness for developmental educational courses, and service learning strategies.


Education:

  • MA, English, Western Illinois University, 2007
  • BA, English, Western Illinois University, 1978