Dr. Brennan Thomas

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Position: Associate Professor of English, Program Director

Department: English, Executive Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership and Innovation

Office: Scotus Hall 307


About Dr. Brennan Thomas


  • Ph.D., Rhetoric and Composition - Bowling Green State University (2006)
  • M.A., English - University of Dayton (2002)
  • B.S., Communications Education - Miami University (2000)


Dr. Brennan Thomas teaches courses in first-year writing and writing pedagogy as well as a first-year seminar on the animated films of Disney and Pixar Studios. She directs the university’s writing center, for which she trains and supervises all writing tutors. Dr. Thomas also tutors in the center several hours each week during the spring and fall semesters and edits the center’s website content and quarterly newsletter, The Write Times.


Her research interests include writing center administration and popular media studies. She has published scholarly articles on the social, political and consumerist elements of the films A Christmas StoryBambi, and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan as well as the television series South Park.


Courses Taught

  • DISS902 Dissertation Seminar II: Literature Review, Methodology and IRB

  • writing
  • writing pedagogy
  • film studies