Jill Harold | Technical Communication

Jill Harold

Lecturer & Director of Lower-Division Service Courses

CV: Jill Harold CV

LinkedIN: www.linkedin.com/in/jill-harold

UNT Faculty Profile: Jill Harold


Bachelor's degree and institution B.S. in Secondary Education and Biology, Louisiana State University

Master's degree and institution M.A. in Intercultural Studies and TESOL, Wheaton College

Doctorate degree and institution Current Ph.D. student in Higher Education, University of North Texas


Jill Harold received her MA in Intercultural Studies and Teaching English as a Second Language from Wheaton College, Illinois. She is currently working on a PhD in Higher Education with a minor in Educational Psychology from the University of North Texas.

Mrs. Harold's areas of research interests include the internationalization and globalization of higher education, marginalized student populations, refugee students, adult learning theory, Identity development through higher education, and communication theories of identity.

Mrs. Harold has received multiple grants to develop Open Education Resources (OER) in order to provide free and fully accessible textbooks to college students. She also works as an instructional designer and develops online content for the education industry.

Outside the Classroom

Hiking, yoga, playing piano, and listening to classical music

Research Interests

Adult learning theory, Marginalized student populations, Identity development through higher education

Teaching Interests

Writing for Specific Purposes, Professional Communication

Courses Commonly Taught

TECM 2700: Technical Writing

TECM 1700: Introduction to Science and Technical Writing