Assistant Professor in Residence
Director, Connecticut Writing Project
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.Â 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.Â “How Developing a Network of Secondary School Writing Centers Can Enrich University Writing Programs.”Â WPA:Â Writing Program Administration Spring 2019 (forthcoming).Â “Why Read?Â A Defense of Reading and the Humanities in a STEM-Centric Era.”Â Deep Reading:Â Teaching Reading in the Writing Classroom.Â Urbana:Â NCTE, 2017.Â “High School-College Partnerships and the Teaching of Nathaniel Hawthorne.”Â Nathaniel Hawthorne in the College Classroom.Â Brooklyn:Â AMS, 2016.Â “Race Adrift.”Â What Does It Mean To Be White in America?Â New York:Â 2 Leaf Press, 2016.
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