Alicia Carthell

Senior Lecturer

"The classroom is my opportunity to illumine the importance of taking an audience-centered and problem-solving approach to writing and then teaching effectual methods to meet communication objectives."



Alicia Carthell


Doctoral Student in P-20 Education and Leadership (Postsecondary Specialization)

Murray State University

(Murray, KY)


M.T.S.C., Technical and Scientific


Miami University

(Oxford, Ohio)


B.A., Technical and Scientific


Miami University

(Oxford, Ohio)


Areas of Specialization

Technical / Business Writing and Editing

Rhetoric for the Social Sciences

Cultural Competency in Language

Readability, Usability, and User Experience


Courses Taught

ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry

ENG 205 Writing for the Social Sciences

ENG 224 Writing in the Professions

ENG 324 Technical Writing


Awards and Distinctions

Woman of Distinction Award, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Beta Chapter, Murray State University

Educators Award, Multicultural Affairs/Student Affairs, Murray State University

Distinguished Service Awards, Student Affairs, Murray State University

Outstanding Service Award, Association of Black Faculty and Staff, Miami University


Leadership and Service

Point of Contact for Assessment, English and Philosophy

Faculty Liaison, Office of Multicultural Affairs

President's Commision on Diversity and Inclusion


Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Society for Technical Communication (STC)

Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)

American Association of University Women (AAUW)



Alicia Carthell

7B-11 Faculty Hall

Murray State University

Murray KY 42071-3341