Nick Plunkey

Contact Information

Associate Professor of English
Writing Center Director
B.A. University of Michigan-Flint
M.A., Ph.D. University of Nevada
Phone: 406.238.7383
Office: Morledge-Kimball Hall 205


Nick Plunkey joined the RMC faculty in 2010 after prior teaching experience at the University of Nevada, Reno as a lecturer, where he taught advanced poetry workshops, literature, and composition. Advised by Mark Waldo and Susan Tchudi, he completed his Ph.D. in composition and rhetoric at UNR. He specializes in interdisciplinary writing, visual rhetoric, writing center theory and practice, and creative writing pedagogy. His poetry has appeared in such publications as the Rio Grande Review and Red River Review. Outside of class, Dr. Plunkey enjoys disc golf, tennis, golf, and fishing.

Courses Taught

  • ENG 119: First-Year Writing
  • ENG 120: Critical Reading and Evaluative Writing
  • ENG 251: Imaginative Writing
  • ENG 252: Close Reading of Poetry
  • ENG 325: Professional Writing
  • ENG 354: Writing Consultant Practicum


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