Dr. Keri Franklin is a Professor in the Department of English. She joined Missouri State in 2006 as an Assistant Professor and Director of English Education. She founded the Ozarks Writing Project in 2007 and has received over $3 million in external funding to support the teaching of writing. In 2013, she became the Director of Assessment and later founded the Center for Writing in College, Career & Community. In the last few years, Dr. Franklin guided the university’s Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Assurance Review to meet the Criteria for Accreditation.
She is now the Associate Provost for Public Affairs and Assessment and oversees Public Affairs Support, Assessment, the Center for Community Engagement, Citizenship and Service Learning, Community-Engaged Learning, HLC, the Public Affairs Academy, and Academic Integrity. Her office is in Carrington Hall 123.
- Faculty Research Grants are due in October.
- Faculty Summer Research Fellowship applications are due in October.
- Faculty Research Opportunities can be found on the new faculty orientation website.
- New to Missouri? A Voter Registration Drive will take place September 16-19 with tables located outside of PSU on the South Mall and inside Meyer Library. Last day to register to vote or submit an address change is October 7, 2020.
- Mail-in and absentee ballot requests that are sent by mail must be received no later than 5:00 pm before the second Wednesday of the election. Visit the Dean of Students office website to view a list of notaries.
- This fall, watch for Paws to the Polls, a new student-driven campus voter initiative. The aim of this group is to use GEP voter education modules, short films, events, and numerous forms of outreach to familiarize new voters with the voting process and provide access to sources of unbiased political information. Contact us if you have questions?
Public Affairs Conference
- Attend the annual Public Affairs Conference September 29–October 1. ”The Power of Voice” is the academic year theme. Visit the public affairs website to view the conference schedule.
- Virtual conference session times align with class start times
- For questions regarding the conference, contact Provost Fellow for Public Affairs, Dr. Amanda Brodeur, Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences.
Register today! Join Imagining America: Artists + Scholars in Public Life on August 19, 1:00 pm Pacific for a free webinar where authors of The Activist Academic: Engaged Scholarship for Resistance, Hope, and Social Change present with special guests Margo Okazawa Rey and John Saltmarsh.