Courtney Hoffman

Assistant Director of Writing and Communication and Brittain Fellow

Member Of:
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
  • Writing and Communication Program
Office Location:
Stephen C. Hall Bldg 113
Office Hours:
MW 12:00-1:00, or by appointment
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Dr. Courtney Hoffman is a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she also serves as Assistant Director of the Writing and Communication Program. Her research focuses on the intersection of literary and writing studies, pedagogically focusing on social justice in writing courses and also concerned with eighteenth-century correspondence and culture. Her most recent work in progress is “On the Shoulders of Giants: Natural Philosophy in First-Year Composition." Here she argues for 18th-century science texts can serve as models for transdisciplinary thinking in first year writing as a vehicle for multimodal communication. She is currently collaborating with a colleague on a research-based poster design essay.

  • PhD University of Georgia 2017
  • MA Georgetown University 2012
  • MA University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 2004
  • BA Gettysburg College 2002
Areas of
  • Affect Theory
  • Eighteenth Century British Literature
  • Epistolarity
  • Novel Theory
  • Social Justice In Technical Communication
  • The Body
  • Time And Temporality
  • Women
  • Writing Program Administration
  • Writing Studies


  • ENGL-1101: English Composition I
  • ENGL-1102: English Composition II
  • LMC-3403: Tech Communication
  • LMC-4701: US Rsch Proposal Writing
  • LMC-4702: US Rsch Thesis Writing
  • LMC-8801: Special Topics

Recent Publications