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Kathy Anders

Associate Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture
  • Composition, Rhetoric and Discourse Studies
  • Scholarly Communications
  • Information Literacy
  • LAAH 470
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Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2014
M.A., Duquesne University, 2007
M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2005
B.A., St. John’s College, Santa Fe, 2003


Dr. Kathy Anders is an Associate Professor in the Department of English and the Graduate Studies Specialist in the University Libraries at Texas A&M University. Her teaching and research interests focus on the intersections of writing studies, information literacy, and scholarly communications. Her publications address topics including copyright and fair use education, graduate and undergraduate information literacy, and rhetorical conceptions of information literacy. Additionally, she has presented research on the role of argument structures and evidence in the development of 19th-Century British detective fiction. Ongoing, grant-funded projects include examining licensing and adoption considerations for open educational resources as well as structures and programs related to citation web archiving.

Research Interests

  • Writing Studies
  • Scholarly Communications
  • Information Literacy
  • Open Educational Resources
  • 18th- and 19th-Century British Detective Fiction