Alicia J. Carthell

Assistant Professor of English

Alicia Carthell


Ed.D., Murray State University

M.S., Miami University (OH) 

B.A., Miami University (OH)

Courses Taught

Areas of Specialization

Professional and Technical Writing/Communication
Writing and Rhetoric in the Social Sciences
Educational Leadership, Student Success, and Retention in Postsecondary Education
Retention of High-Achieving African-American Undergraduate Students at PWIs

Awards and Distinctions

Drs. SG and Alicia Carthell Scholarship (established in 2018)

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

Faculty Liaison, Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership & Inclusive Excellence

CHFA Academic Appeals Committee

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Society for Technical Communication (STC)

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society


Alicia J. Carthell

7B-11 Faculty Hall

Murray State University

Murray KY 42071-3341