Jason Courtmanche

Associate Professor in Residence

Director of Connecticut Writing Project



Jason Courtmanche is an Associate Professor of English in Residence, the Director of the Connecticut Writing Project, and the Assistant Coordinator of Early College Experience English, at UConn, Storrs. Courtmanche is also an Affiliate Faculty member in Curriculum and Instruction at the Neag School of Education. Courtmanche’s most recent research includes:

  • With Tom Deans. “How Developing a Network of Secondary School Writing Centers Can Enrich University Writing Programs.” WPA: Writing Program Administration Spring 2019.
  • “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.


  • Rhetoric and Composition (The Teaching of Writing)
  • Teacher Education (Literacy, Pedagogy, and Professional Development)
  • American Literature (Hawthorne and Faulkner)
    Jason Courtmanche
    Contact Information
    Phone860-486-5772 (direct)
    860-486-2328 (cwp office)
    CV Jason Courtmanche
    Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
    Department of English
    215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025
    Storrs, CT 06269-4025
    Office LocationAustin 161
    Office HoursTuThu 2:00-2:15 PM; by appointment via Nexus (Virtual)