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Phyllis J Kayten

Sr. Reference Specialist; Summer Instruction Coordinator

Contact

  • (650) 724-6980

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Phyllis's role in the library

I provide reference assistance at the Information Center Desk in Green Library. I help with interlibrary borrowing, and in the summer, I coordinate library workshops for visitors, scholars and camps.

I also lead library workshops for the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) classes.

Course Guides by Phyllis

Course number Term Guide Instructor
PWR 1SG Fall 2012 Body and Mind: The Rhetoric of Gesture Streit, S.
PWR 2SPA Winter 2014 Other Selves: The Art & Science of Friendship Pittock, S.
PWR 2WG Winter 2015 All That Jazz: The Rhetoric of American Musical Theater Goldberg, W.
PWR 2SGA Spring 2013 Lie Detection and the Social Functions of Deception Streit, S.
PWR 1GJN Winter 2013 Speaking of Dreams Nathan, J.
PWR 1GTA Spring 2013 What Lies Beneath: The Rhetoric of the Underworld Tackett, J.
PWR 2AT Spring 2013 House Red, Hot Bellies, and High Velocity Lead Therapy: The Rhetoric of Trauma Todhunter, A.
PWR 1GLR Spring 2013 Are you Fuzzy and Techie?: The Rhetoric of Art and Science Rogers, L.
SNFI Policy Summer 2014 SNFI Policy Summer 2014 SNFI
SNFI Lincoln Douglas Summer 2014 SNFI Lincoln Douglas Debate Summer 2014 Stanford National Forensic Institute
PWR 1CW Fall 2013 Sporting Rhetoric: Power, Performance. Profit and Politics Wright, C.
PWR 1 GJU Winter 2014 Surface of Past Time: The Rhetoric of Nostalgia Noble, J.
PWR 2JLC Fall 2014 Illness Narratives: Attention, Empathy, and Storytelling Lee, J.
ESF 2/2A Fall 2014 The German Tradition of Bildung or How to Become a Global Citizen Starkey, Watson
PWR 1GCD Spring 2014 Doomsdays: The Rhetoric of Apocalypse Davis, C.
PWR 1GAU Spring 2014 Mind vs. Brain: The Rhetoric of Consciousness Ueda, A.
PWR 1GLB Spring 2014 In Poor Taste: The Rhetoric of Catastrophe Comedy Barnhart, L.
PWR 1GFL Spring 2014 From Con Artists to Catfish: The Rhetoric of Trickery Molyneux, F.
PWR 2EC Winter 2015 Like this Class: The Rhetoric of Public Relations Cirillo-McCarthy, E.
PWR 2CL Spring 2014 Invisible Crimes, Masked Vices: The Rhetoric of Violence Lewis, C.
PWR 1WG Spring 2014 Reading Minds: The Rhetoric of Consciousness Goldberg, W.
THINK25 Spring 2014 Evolution on Earth Scott, M.
Jr Statesmen Summer 2014 Jr Statesmen JSA Summer School
Legal Studies Summer 2014 Legal Rhetoric Cosovano, L.
PWR 1HJ Fall 2014 Rhetoric of Museums Janiszewska, H.
PWR 1EL Fall 2014 Propaganda: The Dark Side of Rhetoric Plaut, E.
PWR 1RL Winter 2015 Rhetoric of Happiness Lee, R.
PWR 1LP Winter 2015 Crafting Credibility: Rhetoric and Authority Parker, L.
PWR 1JD Winter 2015 Frog Princes and Ugly Ducklings: The Rhetoric of Self-Transformation Davie-Kessler, J.

Professional activities

Member, Bay Area Library and Information Network (BayNet)

More about Phyllis

Prior to coming to Stanford University, I served as a Human Performance Investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), investigating the human causes of major transportation accidents. I was also the Deputy Scientific and Technical Advisor for Human Factors to the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and a Human Factors Research Scientist at the US Merchant Marine Academy.

Education

Ph. D. Developmental Psychology, SUNY Stony Brook
B.A. Psychology. Brandeis University