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Elizabeth Barnett

Elizabeth Barnett

MA Student
Rhetoric and Writing

Contact Information

Email: ejbarnett@unm.edu
Office Location: Humanities 319

Biography

I moved to Albuquerque when I was three, so I consider myself a native. During college at UNM and after graduating with a B.A. in Journalism, I worked as a local newspaper reporter and magazine editor and then veered into technical writing as a contractor to Sandia National Laboratories. After some years, I moved to head a small publishing group at a global software company. I took a hiatus from this work to support my children full time. For the last five years, since my youngest started kindergarten, I have worked part-time as the Communications Coordinator for a nonprofit. I just recently stopped to pursue my Master’s degree in Rhetoric and Professional Writing. I have really enjoyed all the variety of publications work I’ve done. In my spare time, I read, swim and sail a 16-foot Hobie catamaran. I am very happily married to Curtis Mowry, with whom I share my house, the Hobie, and all the care and clean-up after our fun, crazy kids, Gwen, 14, and Nate, 10; two spoiled dogs; some turtles and some fish.

Department of English Language and Literature
Humanities Building, Second Floor
MSC03 2170
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: (505) 277-6347
Fax: (505) 277-0021

english@unm.edu