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Dr. Richard Kent

Dr. Richard Kent (ME '93)

Professor Emeritus of Literacy

University of Maine
Orono, ME

Subject(s) taught: Writing, Teaching of Writing, Narrative Analysis, Research

At the time of the Award, Dr. Richard Kent was:

Mountain Valley High School
Rumford, ME

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

After 21 years of teaching, coaching, and directing a writing center in Rumford, Maine, Rich packed his bags for Los Angeles to pursue a PhD at the Claremont Graduate University. He then served as a secondary school administrator in Maine for two years before joining the faculty at the University of Maine. Now, Rich is professor emeritus at UMaine and volunteers with the National Writing Project's site at the university. He is the author of 20 books and many articles. His research interests include student-staffed secondary school writing centers and athletes' writing.

Additional Information


1976 University of Southern Maine, Other

PhD, Claremont Graduate University, 2002


Writing Athletes Resource Page

English/Language Arts, Writing