Dr. Karen Head (Ph.D. University of Nebraska, M.A. University of Tennessee, B.A. Oglethorpe University) is an Assistant Professor in Georgia Tech's School of Literature, Media, and Communication and Director of the Writing and Communication Program's Institute-wide Communication Center. She has been at Georgia Tech since 2004. Her research focuses on communication theory and pedagogical practice, especially the implementation and development of writing centers, writing program administration, and multidisciplinary communication.