Denise K. Comer

Denise K. Comer

Professor of the Practice of Thompson Writing Program

External Address: 
Art Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90025, Duke University Uwp, Durham, NC 27708-0025
(919) 660-4357


Denise Comer's research interests include composition, nineteenth-century British literature, travel writing, and women's studies. Her current scholarship focuses on issues of the profession in composition and rhetoric, as well as Romantic and Victorian British women's travel writing in India.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia 1999

  • M.A., University of Maryland, College Park 1995

  • B.A., Virginia Polytech Institute and State University 1993

Comer, D. K., and E. Wang. “Negativity in MOOCs: Impacts on Learning and Teaching and How Instructional Teams May Be Able to Address It (In preparation).” Insight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, Park University.