Whitney Kurtz-Ogilvie MFA
Senior Lecturer and Academic Writing Specialist

Whitney Kurtz-Ogilvie joined the College in 2010 as our new academic writing specialist. She holds a BA in English from the University of Maryland, and a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her teaching background is in writing (creative, technical and academic) and public speaking. She is interested in the ways in which writing and public speaking relate, and recently gave a presentation on incorporating public speaking into the writing classroom. Whitney has taught writing for 11 years, in Maryland, North Carolina, Illinois and Kentucky. She also works as a freelance writer and editor. She is interested in creative as well as scholarly writing, and is currently working on her first novel.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-5675

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: whitney.ko@uky.edu



MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2005
BA, University of Maryland, 1999


Whitney Kurtz-Ogilvie's CV


Kurtz-Ogilvie, W. L. A Year After. (2006), Sculpture, Friends of Community Public Art

Kurtz-Ogilvie, W. L. X-Ray. (2006), Friends of Community Public Art

Kurtz-Ogilvie, W. L. Encyclopedia. (2005), Anthology collected 2005, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Kurtz-Ogilvie, W. L. Encyclopedia. (2005), journal ink: art, poetry and prose

Kurtz-Ogilvie, W. L. Various articles. (2001), The Pensive Porpentine


Kurtz-Ogilvie, W. L., Cheung, R. 2014, November. Writing Abstracts; Keys to a Successful Paper. 2014 University of Kentucky Nursing Research Papers Day , Lexington, KY .

Kurtz-Ogilvie, W. L. 2014, March. Giving Effective Feedback on Student Writing: Maximum Impact, Minimum Time. College of Nursing Faculty, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY .