Becky Crews

Director First Year Integrated Core & Assistant Teaching Professor

First-Year Integrated Core & Accountancy


Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Virginia Tech, Rhetoric and Writing, 2016
  • M.A. Eastern Michigan University, Written Communication, 2013
  • B.A. Eastern Michigan University, Business Administration in Management, 2005

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Director of the First-Year Integrated Core, Farmer School of Business, Miami University, April 2017 - Present
  • Teaching Assistant Professor, Miami University, August 2016 - Present
  • Business Writing Instructor, Virginia Tech, July 2014 - August 2016
  • Silent Auction Coordinator, Association for Business Communication, October 2014 - October 2019
  • English Department Adjunct, Emory & Henry, August 2015 - December 2015

Recent Publications

  • Garahan, Katie and Rebecca Crews. œEducating Tutors to Engage in Writing Center Workshop Purposeful Practices, Writing Lab Newsletter 43:9-10 pp 18 - 25. May/June 2019.
  • Crews, Rebecca, and Katie Garahan. "The Role of the Tutor in Developing and Facilitating Writing Center Workshops." How We Teach Writing Tutors: A WLN Digital Edited Collection, edited by Karen G. Johnson and Ted Roggenbuck, 2018,
  • Crews, Rebecca. œTeaching Toward the Telos of Critical Thinking, Business and Professional Communication Quarterly 80.4 pp 460€" 472. December 2017. doi: 10.1177/2329490617691967


Becky Crews is the Director of the First-Year Integrated Core (FYIC) in the Farmer School of Business. Dr. Crews works closely with the BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, and BUS 104 team leads to integrate the four FYIC classes. Dr. Crews has research interests in business communication and interdisciplinarity and enjoys doing research projects with undergraduates. She also teaches BUS 102: Foundations of Business Communication. Dr. Crews has a Business Management undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University, a Written Communication Master's degree from Eastern Michigan University, and a Rhetoric & Writing PhD from Virginia Tech.


Becky Crews

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • All Office Hours Conducted Virtually
  • R 1:00PM-3:00PM
  • Also By Appointment


* Accessible version of PDF available upon request.