Faculty Profiles

Kerry Rourke

  • Senior Lecturer
Academic Division: Arts & Humanities
781-239-5704

Academic Degrees

  • MA, Kutztown University
  • BS, University of Michigan

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 — Babson Pride Award, Glavin Office of Multicultural Programs
  • 2015 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award, Babson College
  • 2015 — Mentor of the Year, Campus Activities Board
  • 2013 — Faculty of the Year Award, Babson College Undergraduate School
  • 2012 — Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, non-tenure track, Dean of Faculty, Babson College
  • 2002 — Women Who Make a Difference Award, Babson College
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Courses

  • Degree Courses 2019

    • LIT 4610 PERFORMING SOCIAL CLASS
    • LVA 2062 SUBURBAN AMERICA IN LITERATURE AND CULTU
    • ENG 4602 PRACTICUM IN PEER CONSULTING AND WRITING
    • MOB 7501 STRATEGIC WRITING FOR MANAGERS
  • Degree Courses 2018

    • LVA 2004 LOVE SEX AND FAMILY 20TH CENTURY AMERIC
    • MOB 7501 STRATEGIC WRITING FOR MANAGERS
    • RHT 1000 RHETORIC I
    • RHT 1001 RHETORIC II

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Rourke, K.E., Halsey, R.F., Sokuvitz, S., Wilson, P.R. (in press). Strategic Business Communications for Graduate Accounting Students: A Fully Integrated Learning Experience. Journal of Education for Business. Taylor & Francis, Inc..

Conference Proceedings

  • Sokuvitz, S., Halsey, R.F., Rourke, K.E., Wilson, P.R. (2014). Strategic Business Communication for Graduate Accounting Students: A Fully-Integrated Learning Experience: Proceedings of The Association for Business Communication International Meeting.

Presentations

  • "The Diction of Globally Competent Students: Helping Learners Recognize and Revise Exclusionary Language" Rourke, K. Wynstra, C. Lilly Conference on Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning, Austin, TX (2019)
  • Losing My Cool and Civil Disagreement Opie, T. Rourke, K. Dean's Seminar , Babson College (2017)
  • "This Is Not a Lecture: The Rewards of Student-Generated Productions." Wynstra, C. Rourke, K. Lilly Conference on Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning, Austin, Texas (2017)
  • A Normal Day, Rita's Way: Film Screening and Facilitated Discussion Rourke, K. Wynstra, C. Babson New Student Orientation 2016, Babson Park, MA (2016)
  • Everything You See Here is True Rourke, K. Wynstra, C. CWEL Coffee for Faculty and Administration, Babson Park, MA (2016)
  • "'Country Day School Auction' Simulation Interrogates Inequity and Power in Social Spaces" Rourke, K. 2016 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, Seattle, WA (2016)
  • Let's Talk Style. What is it? Does it help or hinder your success? Rourke, K. Opie, T. Fludd, K. Duggan, B. Let's Talk Style, Babson Park, MA (2015)
  • Strategic Business Communication for Graduate Accounting Students: A Fully-Integrated Learning Experience Sokuvitz, S. Halsey, R. Rourke, K. Wilson, P. Association for Business Communication 79th Annual International Conference, Philadelphia, PA (2014)
  • Diversity in the Writing Center: It’s Intentional! Rourke, K. Cullings, N. Koid, S. Gonzalez, E. Cuenta, K. Diversity Matters Series, Babson Park, MA (2014)
  • Principles for Growing Equity in the Classroom Rourke, K. Wynstra, C. Babson New Faculty Development Workshop, Babson Park, MA (2013)
  • Library Instruction in Writing Classrooms: Who Needs It Anymore? Bauer, S. Moser, M. Rourke, K. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Savannah, GA (2013)
  • Can You Cut Down Plato’s Republic to a Few Bullet Points?: Borrowing From Business Writing to Enhance Our Teaching Bauer, S. Rourke, K. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Albuquerque, NM (2012)
  • Best Practices and Perennial Challenges in Our Centers Rourke, K. Carter, S. Beyond Support: Building Academic Excellence through Learning Enhancement Forum, Babson Park, MA (2012)
  • From Thorny to Rosy: Improving Communication Across Campus Bauer, S. Rourke, K. Annual National Conference of Council of Writing Program Administrators, Philadelphia, PA (2010)
  • “Tying Learning Enhancement to the Curriculum.” Rourke, K. Beyond Support: Building Academic Excellence, Babson Park, MA (2010)
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