Manjira Kumar

Sarah Polo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English

Dr. Polo earned her Bachelor of Science from Missouri Western State University, her Master of Arts from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas.

Her current research focuses on histories of the field of rhetoric and composition, methods and methodologies of archival research, rhetorical genre studies, and gender and women’s studies. 

Dr. Polo leads Cottey’s first-year writing program, and she teaches courses in first-year writing, professional writing, rhetoric, and composition. Dr. Polo is also a member of the editorial board of the undergraduate research journal, Young Scholars in Writing.


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