Kristine Gussow

Kristine Gussow

Kristine Gussow

Adjunct Faculty

Writing and Rhetoric: Distance education, technology in education, composition, linguistic justice, multimodal pedagogy

Kristine Gussow joined the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University in the Fall of 2011.  She began her college teaching career in Houston, Texas at the University of Houston and Houston Community College.  Gussow also developed online writing courses at Lone Star College - Montgomery in 2009.  

A double major in Clinical Psychology and Rhetoric and Composition, she continues to delve into academic conversations surrounding the impact that rhetoric has on critical thinking, writing, politics and social psychology.  

Gussow currently teaches 302 Advanced Composition and 101 Composition.  Research interests entail abnormal psychology, conspiracy theories, technology in education and most recently, linguistic justice.  

Outside of academia, Gussow is a married mom to three children and two Lab rescues in Northern Virginia.  She enjoys writing as a hobby, and experimenting with new recipes at home.  


Gussow obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in 2000 from the University of Texas.  She embarked upon graduate work in Social Psychology in Dublin, Ireland before returning stateside to complete her graduate work at Texas A&M University in 2005.