Lydia Benda


Lydia Benda
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Lydia (Krug) Benda is a PhD student in English (Rhetoric & Composition) and GTA in the Department of English at KU. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from The University of Kansas, and she has published articles in Kansas Alumni magazine, Mother Earth News magazine, and on various platforms for Lutheran Hour Ministries. She was an editor and weekly essayist for The Hopeful Neighborhood Project.org, and she has proofread and edited published books. Lydia's research interests include etymology, history of the English language, and early texts and rhetorics. She also plans to pursue a Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies. After completing her doctoral degree, Lydia plans to continue teaching and researching in the university setting