Kathleen Hudson
Kathleen Hudson, PhD
Professor of English
Academic Affairs


  • B.A., Texas Christian University
  • M.A., North Texas State University
  • Ph.D., Texas Christian University


  • 1985 to Present: Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX
    Rhetoric, Creative writing, Drama, Mythology, Survey of Literature, World Literature, Technical Writing Director of the Freshman Experience


  • Book: Telling Stories, Singing Songs; an album of Texas songwriters, University of Texas Press, 2000. (on shelves, March 2001)
  • Kerrville Daily Times – Weekly Column on Texas Music (1989-2001)
  • “Interviews: Stories That Make A Difference,” an essay in Visions Across The Americas, ed. by Sterling Warner
  • Writers on Writing: An Eclectic Approach to Teaching Composition (dissertation)
  • Equus: A Psychological Approach (thesis)
  • Atencion, Correspondent – English newspaper in San Miguel de Allende
  • Freelance Writer with stories in: Spin, Dallas Times Herald, Living blues Magazine, TravelHost, Old Time Country, Austin-American Statesman, Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express News, Vista, Kerrville Mountain Sun, Buddy Magazine, others


  • Naropa (Boulder, CO), summer 1992, 1993: Writing Institute
  • MIDEM (Cannes, France) 1987-1990, 1993, 1997 Young Rhetorician’s Conference in Monterrey, CA 1989-1991, 1997-2001
  • Nashville Radio Seminar 1986-1988
  • Blues Awards in Memphis 1985-1988
  • Jimmie Rodgers Festival & Country Music Seminar 1989
  • National Oral History Conference, Galveston, TX 1989


  • Executive Director — Texas Heritage Music Foundation (1987-2001)
  • Producer – Texas Heritage Living History, Kerrville, TX (1985-2001)
  • President/owner of Pegasus Press (one book, A Further Being by Kirpal Gordon)
  • Elderhostel leader: Creative writing/Texas Music and Heritage, 1990-2001
  • Keynote speaker at English Council of California Two-Year Colleges, October, 2001, “The Power of Stories in Teaching and Learning”
  • Keynote speaker at annual Phi Theta Kappa meeting, July, 2001 “The Power of the Stories We Tell in Building Community”
  • Workshop and seminars on writing, power of stories, education as transformation, teaching and learning with stories, PIP, and more


  • Trainer, Past is Prologue, 1997-2001 Spring Writers Conference at Schreiner University (1989-2001) April 18, 2002, features Sandra Cisneros
  • Texas Music Coffeehouse at Schreiner/monthly showcase
  • Sponsor of The Muse, the creative writing magazine at Schreiner University


  • 2010 Minnie Piper Stevens Award
  • Research, Scholarship and Creativity Award, Schreiner University, 2001
  • Harriet Garrett Teacher of the Year Award, Schreiner College, 1992, 1993
  • Whitehurst Creative Teaching Award, Schreiner College, 1990, 1994
  • Texas Press Women, newspaper column, first place, 1989
  • Texas Press women, personality profile, first place, 1989
  • “On Stage” Award, Texas Music Association in San Antonio, 1989
  • Small Business of the Year, Kerrville, 1987
  • Schreiner Professor Awarded Prestigious Piper Award

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