Jackie Grutsch McKinney delivering the Summer 2021 commencement address.

Jackie Grutsch McKinney delivering the Summer 2021 commencement address at Ball State University.

Jackie Grutsch McKinney is a Professor of English at Ball State University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and directs the Writing Center.

Her research focuses on writing center studies, particularly issues of administrative labor, and on research methods for writing studies.

She served on the International Writing Centers Association executive board (Vice President, President, and Past President) from 2015-2021, and she was awarded Ball State Outstanding Faculty Member in 2019 in recognition of her research, teaching, and service.

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