Dr. Alexandria Lockett is a writing consultant for the Graduate Writing Center at the Pennsylvania State University where she assists graduate student writers across the disciplines, and serves as a Writing Specialist for the Ronald E. McNair Summer Research Opportunity Program.  In December 2013, she received her Ph.D. in English.  Her areas of applied expertise include:  technical/professional writing, teaching with technology, and writing program administration, which intersect with her research interests in digital humanities, new media, social movements, discourse theory, transdisciplinary communication, and cultural rhetoric.   In the capacities of tutor, mentor, editor, career assistant, administrator, and instructor, she’s worked with diverse groups of college writers representing all classification levels including:  multilingual (ESL), first-generation, and students from underrepresented ethnic/racial/economic/able-bodied backgrounds.  Alexandria is also passionate about new media and emerging writing genres, as these topics define her research and hobbies. For instance, she has created several blogs and wikis, participates in Free/Libre Open Source Software advocacy, and prefers Linux operating systems.  

Aside from her passion for teaching and learning, Alexandria lives for music, aromatherapy, cooking, traveling, and random acts of kindness.  She also loves connecting with individuals craving the company of novel ideas and witty people.  Feel free to reach her at:  AlexandriaLockett@gmail.com, or visit any of her social networking profiles via Linkedin profile, Twitter, or About.Me.

For more information about her experience, feel free to browse Alexandria’s Teaching Portfolio.

To experience her critical writing and interests, visit her bookmarks or Leakology.

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