Claire Kelly
Teaching Instructor

Claire has been teaching writing at the college-level since graduating with her MA in Rhetoric from Carnegie Mellon University in 2017. Before coming to Rutgers, Claire also taught various undergraduate writing courses at Kean University and Ramapo College. She tutored in Carnegie Mellon's writing center while she was there as a graduate student, and worked as an 8th grade Language Arts teacher for two years before that. Claire enjoys working with developing writers, encouraging them to use the writing process as a way of taking rhetorical agency in their lives.

In her free time, Claire likes to host book club meetings, game nights, and other themed events with her friends. 

  • Basic Composition
  • Expository Writing
  • Research in the Disciplines
    • Topics: Conspiracy Theories; Love & Sex
  • MA Rhetoric, Carnegie Mellon University, 2017
  • BA Literature, Ramapo College of New Jersey, 2014
  • NJ K-12 English Teacher Certification, 2014