Patricia J. Houston

Patty Houston

Patty Houston, Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Patty Houston
Position Educator Associate Professor 
Office Location McMicken Hall Room 351
Phone (513) 556-3104
Fax (513) 556-5960
Mail Location 0069



School Degree
Northern Kentucky University
B.A. Education
Northern Kentucky University
M.A. Education
Xavier University
Professional Certificates:
School Guidance Counselor
School Social Worker
School Principal
Supervisor of Instruction
Spalding University M.F.A


Professional Summary

Patricia Houston has been on the English Composition faculty since 2005.  She also teaches Introduction to Creative Writing, Fiction.  Her essays, articles, and short stories have been published in the Journal for College Literacy and Learning, Oxford American, Witness, The Louisville Review, and other journals.   She is the recipient of two Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Grants and one writing fellowship from the Ohio Arts Council.  Among her service activities, her favorites are serving on the Composition Advisory Council and reading submissions for the Cincinnati Review.          

Research Interests

Genre, humor, narrative.