Assistant Professor in Residence; Director of Connecticut Writing Project and Assistant Coordinator of Early College Experience English. Affiliate Faculty in Curriculum and Instruction, Neag School of Education. Storrs.
Specialties: Rhetoric and Composition (The Teaching of Writing), Teacher Education (Literacy, Pedagogy, and Professional Development), and American Literature (Hawthorne and Faulkner).
Current Research: With Tom Deans. “How Developing a Network of Secondary School Writing Centers Can Enrich University Writing Programs.” WPA: Writing Program Administration Spring 2019 (forthcoming). “Why Read? A Defense of Reading and the Humanities in a STEM-Centric Era.” Deep Reading: Teaching Reading in the Writing Classroom. Urbana: NCTE, 2017. “High School-College Partnerships and the Teaching of Nathaniel Hawthorne.” Nathaniel Hawthorne in the College Classroom. Brooklyn: AMS, 2016. “Race Adrift.” What Does It Mean To Be White in America? New York: 2 Leaf Press, 2016.
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