Mary Lynn Cogar

"Being able to explore active analysis, literature,
and writing with our special CPS blend of current professionals and future leaders is an honor - and
a good time!"

Mary Lynn (ML) Cogar, M.A.

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 1001 Rhetoric and Composition 1
  • ENGL 1002 Rhetoric and Composition 2
  • ENGL 2410 Introduction to British Literature
  • ENGL 3220 Writing for the Professions
  • CMST 3100 Communication and Conflict


  • James Madison University
    • M.A. English Language and Literature
  • University of Louisville
    • B.A. English

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Instructor, Marquette University College of Professional Studies (2006-present)
  • Literary Manager/Dramaturg, Optimist Theatre and Shakespeare in the Park (2010-present)
  • Instructional Service - Alverno College
  • Lecturer Communications - Alverno College
  • Lecturer English - Parkland College
  • Lecturer Theater and Dance - University of Illinois

Presentations and Publications

  • "Sitting in Debate Rather than Throwing Chairs: Toward a Developmental Model of Civil Discourse Instructions." Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in the Liberal Arts Colleges, St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges, Northfield MN
  • "Global Structures Method for Editing and Sentence Pattern Recognition." Many Ways to Learn, More Ways to Assist, Alverno College
  • "Grammar Quick." Training session for academic assistants, Alverno College


Contact College of Professional Studies

Email the college

Marquette University College of Professional Studies
707 Building, Room 403
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-3153 or (800) 793-6450, extension 2
FAX: (414) 288-3298