Christy Seifert, Ph.D


Phone: 801.832.2824


Office Location: Foster Hall 406

Office Hours: M 1:00–2:00 p.m.,Th 1:30–2:30 p.m.


Ph.D. Oklahoma State Univ Stillwater
M.A. North Dakota State University
B.S. North Dakota State University

Learn More About Christy


Christine Seifert has a PhD in English with an emphasis in rhetoric and professional writing. She is the author of four books (two of them social histories). She's a freelance writer who has written for Harvard Business Review, The Atavist, Bitch, Inside Higher Ed, Bookmarks, and Bitterroot, among others. Her historical article for The Atavist was nominated for Longform’s Best Crime Writing 2019. Her academic work has been published in Business Communication Quarterly, The Journal of Self-Directed Learning, and The Journal of Competency-Based Learning.


Rhetoric and persuasion; gender and pop culture; self-directed and online learning

Areas of Expertise

Rhetorical theory and practice, the rhetoric of popular science, online learning, professional writing

Dr. Christine Seifert