Accomplished TAMUC Alum Highlighted in WLUC-TV Article

WLUC-TV in Michigan featured a story about A&M-Commerce alum Kia Jane Richmond, Ph.D.

Richmond is an English professor at Northern Michigan University who has been selected as the faculty speaker for NMU’s virtual commencement ceremonies on December 6.

According to the WLUC-TV article, Richmond practices “care before content” in her classrooms. In 2019, she published “Mental Illness in Young Adult Literature: Exploring Real Struggles through Fictional Characters”. This year, Richmond is celebrating 20 years as an NMU faculty member.

Richmond earned a master’s degree in English composition and rhetoric from Texas A&M University-Commerce and a doctorate from Illinois State University.

Read the WLUC-TV article.