Elizabeth Knauss, PhD

Elizabeth Knauss, PhD

Assistant Professor, Writing Program Coordinator
English
She/Her/Hers

Elizabeth Keenan Knauss, Ph.D., joined Gwynedd Mercy University in 2021 as Assistant Professor of English and Writing Program Coordinator. She holds a BA in English from Boston University and a MA and Ph.D. in English from the University of Delaware.

Dr. Knauss’ scholarship focuses on Rhetoric and Composition, as well as literature of the Restoration and early Eighteenth Century. She has presented at conferences around the country on topics such as the professionalization of graduate students, pedagogical strategies in the composition classroom, and the performance history of Restoration plays.

Prior to joining GMU, Dr. Knauss taught at St. Joseph’s University and Manor College.