Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

Teri Ferguson

Professor of English


Email: teri.ferguson@osuokc.edu
Phone: (405) 945-3392
Office: LRC 307



  • Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration, Oklahoma State University, 2005
  • M.A. in English, University of Oklahoma, 1995
  • B.A. in English, University of Oklahoma, 1989

Specialization and Areas of Interest

Composition, rhetoric, and literacy, composition theory and pedagogy, Americans with Disabilities Law and technology, online course design, assessment, institutional accreditation, American literature, and world literature.



Teri Ferguson first joined the OSU-Oklahoma City part-time faculty in 1993, and she was promoted to Lead Instructor for English 1213 in 1996. In 1999, she was hired full-time. While at OSU-Oklahoma City, she has taught English 1113 and 1213, including special topics sections of English 1113 and 1213, an honors section of English 1213, and technical writing. In addition to composition, she developed online courses for American Literature I (2773) and II (2883) and World Literature (3173). She has also taught Masterpieces of Literature (1923) and developed an online course for this class. In addition to teaching, Dr. Ferguson serves as lead instructor for English 1213 and all literature courses. She also serves on various committees across campus.


Prior to joining OSU-OKC, Dr. Ferguson taught English Composition at the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Community College, and Brookhaven Community College (Dallas, Texas). She has been teaching composition for over 27 years.



  • Nominated for the L. E. Dean Stringer Award for Teaching Excellence (2013)
  • OSU-Oklahoma City, Leading the Way (2010)
  • L.E. Dean Stringer Award for Teaching Excellence (2002)


  • Arthritis Foundation (1995-present)
  • NCTE (2012-present)
  • Phi Kappa Phi (2002-present)
  • Two-Year College Association (2003-present)

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Teri Ferguson