Kerry Rourke

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

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017
  • MOB 7501: STRATEGIC WRITING FOR MANAGERS
  • CVA 2025: INTRO TO LGBTQ CULTURE STUDIES (INTDS)
  • RHT 1001: RHETORIC II
  • LVA 2004: LOVE SEX AND FAMILY 20TH CENTURY AMERIC
  • RHT 1000: RHETORIC I
Degree Courses 2015-2016

Publications

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

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