|Dept:||Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences|
- Ph.D., English Language and Rhetoric, University of Washington, Seattle, 2007.
Riki Thompson's scholarly interests focus on language in everyday use. Her work examines how identity and power are negotiated through the spoken and written word. Her current project looks at the language of mental health and the internet.
"Introduction to Composition," "Writing Effectively," "Teaching Writing," and "Argument and Research in Writing" are among the courses Riki Thompson teaches.