Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

William J. Kelly, Ph.D.
Division of Humanities and Education
Professor of English

     Office: B213
     Extension: x2948

Ph.D., English, University of Rhode Island
M.A., English, Rhode Island College (1979)
B.A., English, Southeastern Massachusetts University, now known as UMASS Dartmouth

When you come down to it, education is always about two people talking, just on a larger scale.

Courses Taught:




  • Odyssey: From Paragraph to Essay. with Deborah Lawton. Pearson Longman, 2008.
  • Strategy and Structure: Short Readings for Composition. Pearson Longman, 2008.
  • Models in Process. Macmillan, 2008.
  • Discovery: From Sentence to Paragraph. with Deborah Lawton. Pearson Longman, 2007.
  • Intersections: Readings for College and Beyond. with Nicole C. Matos. Pearson Longman, 2005.
  • Beginnings: A Rhetoric and Handbook. Macmillan, 1992.
  • Newspaper Articles

  • “Weekly Articles 'Bay State'.” Providence Journal 1986-1988 Massachusetts edition
  • Awards:
    Massachusetts Professor of the year, 1987, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education

    The teaching of writing