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Laurie Knox

Laurie Knox

Laurie Knox

Senior Lecturer

2344 Dunford Hall

Laurie Knox is a senior lecturer in the English Department at the University of Tennessee, specializing in ESL, academic scientific writing, and writing for the workplace. Her passion is creating  educational materials and experiences that foster active engagement and the transfer of learning across domains. She also loves coaching writers one on one and is grateful for the many opportunities she has had over her two decades as a tutor in Judith Herbert Anderson Writing Center to help students find their voices on the page. She has taught in many states and countries, including Georgia, Oklahoma, Indiana, Oregon, Mexico, Germany, and China. 


  • MA Linguistics, Indiana University
  • MA Political Science, University of Wisconsin
  • MA Linguistics, Indiana University

Regularly Taught Courses

  • English 121: Academic English for Undergraduate Students
  • English 122: Graduate Writing for International Students
  • English 131: Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English I
  • English 132: Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English II
  • English 295: Writing in the Workplace
  • Linguistics 200: Introduction to Linguistics