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Katherine Frank

Dean and Professor of English
Tom Raper Hall 330
(765) 973-8303


  • Ph.D. English, University of Washington, 2001
  • M.A. English, University of Washington, 1996
  • B.A. English, Bates College, 1994

Current Research Interests

Romantic and Victorian English Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, Literary Theory, Scholarship of Teaching, Academic Leadership

Selected Publications

  • “Sustainable Collaborations: Libraries Link Dual-credit Programs to P-20 Initiatives,” with Courtney Bruch. Journal of Collaborative Librarianship. 3:2 (June 2011).
  • (Re)Actions: Affecting Change Through Inquiry-Based Writing. Southlake: Fountainhead Press, January 2011.
  • “Program-level Student Recruitment and Retention Strategies,” with Maureen Murphy. Madison: Magna Publications, January 2011.
  • “Recruitment, Retention, and Professional Development,” with Maureen Murphy, et. al. The Department Chair. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, January 2011: 14-16.

Selected Previous Employment Positions

  • Chairperson, English and Foreign Languages, Colorado State University-Pueblo, 2008-2011.
  • Director of Writing, English and Foreign Languages, Colorado State University-Pueblo, 2001-2008
  • Professional Development Consultant, Center for Instructional Development and Research, University of Washington, 1991-2001

Selected Academic Awards/Recognitions

  • Southern Colorado Outstanding Educator of the Year Award, Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation, Spring 2006
  • Provost’s Award for Excellence in University Service, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Spring 2005
  • Outstanding Faculty Member Award, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Spring 2005