Contact & Location


Department of English

Physical Address:
Brink Hall 200
(208) 885-6156 phone
(208) 885-5944 fax

Mailing Address:
English Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho

Barbara Kirchmeier

Barbara Kirchmeier

Office: Brink Hall 213
Email: barbara@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Department of English - University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department of English
Associate Director of Composition

With UI Since 2009

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Online writing education best practices
    • Teaching assistant education
    • Responding to student writing
    • Developmental and First-Year writing
    • Incorporating real world writing and rhetoric to writing program curriculum
    • Business and professional writing
  • Biography

    Barbara is a lecturer at the University of Idaho, her alma mater. She attended the UI from 1996 until 2005, earning a B.S. in Secondary Education, a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction and a M.A. in English. After attending Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona for three years, Barbara returned to Moscow with her husband and two children, where she works in the English department.

  • Awards and Honors
    • Graduate Professional Student Association Teaching Excellence Award, Arizona State University, Spring 2007
    • Outstanding Teaching Assistant, University of Idaho, Spring 2005
    • Graduate Research Excellence, University of Idaho, Spring 2005
    • Vandal Helping Hand Award, University of Idaho, Spring 2004