Jamie White-Farnham

Dr. Jamie

Professor, Writing
Markwood Center Library Director
Office: Jim Dan Hill Library 102


Jamie White-Farnham has been at UW-Superior since 2011. She is a Professor in the Writing Program and serves as the Director of Jim Dan Hill Library and Markwood Center for Learning, Innovation and Collaboration.

Research Interests

Dr. White-Farnham’s research areas are feminism and rhetoric, women’s health rhetoric, grammar and language change, and higher education administration.


Dr. White-Farnham is the author or co-editor of three books and 18 academic articles. Her most recent book is Patients Making Meaning: Theorizing Sources of Information and Forms of Support in Women’s Health, available at Routledge.


Dr. White-Farnham is a regular presenter at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Feminisms & Rhetorics Conference, and the Rhetorical Society of America.


  • Dr. White-Farnham was awarded UW-Superior’s Scholarship Award in 2018.


  • 2011 – Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) – English/Writing & Rhetoric, University of Rhode Island
  • 2002 – Master of Arts (M.A.) – English/Writing, Bridgewater State University
  • 2000 – Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) – English/Writing, Bridgewater State University