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Linda Adler-Kassner

Writing Program • University of California, Santa Barbara • South Hall 1520 • Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3010

adler-kassner[at]writing.ucsb.edu/adlerkassner.net

Education
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1995
M.A., University of Minnesota, 1991
B.A., Macalester College, 1985

Teaching and Administrative Appointments
University of California, Santa Barbara (on leave, 2009-2010)
Professor of Writing Studies, Director of the Writing Program 2009-2015
Professor of Writing Studies, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education 2015-

Eastern Michigan University

Professor of English June 2008-July 2010
Associate Professor of English August 2003-June 2008
Assistant Professor of English August 2000-August 2003
Director of First-Year Writing 2000-2010
Faculty Advisor/Director, University Writing Center 2007-2010
Director, Inside-Out Project 2001-2005

University of Michigan-Dearborn September 1997-August 2000
Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric
Writing Center Director
Director, Curriculum Revision Project1999-2000

University of Minnesota
General College
Teaching Specialist in Composition June 1994-June 1997
Graduate Teaching Assistant in Composition September 1990-June 1994
Co-Director, Writing Program 1995-1997

Scholarship
(* indicates peer reviewed publication)

In Progress/Forthcoming

Adler-Kassner, Linda. “Avoiding the Road to Nowhere: General Education and ‘Transfer’ in the Contemporary Policy Climate.”

Adler-Kassner, Linda, Irene Clark, Liane Robertson, Kara Taczak, and Kathleen Blake Yancey. “Assembling Knowledge: The Role of Threshold Concepts in Facilitating Transfer.” In Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer, ed. Chris M. Anson and Jessie L. Moore. Forthcoming: WAC Clearinghouse/University Press of Colorado, 2016.

Adler-Kassner, Linda and Elizabeth Wardle. “What are Threshold Concepts?” A Rhetoric for WPAs, 2nd Ed. ed. Rita Malenczyk. Parlor Press. Forthcoming, 2015.

Adler-Kassner, Linda and Elizabeth Wardle. “Threshold Concepts as a Foundation for ‘Writing about Writing’ Pedagogies.” In Downs, McCracken et. al., Next Steps in Writing about Writing. Forthcoming, Utah State University Press.

Published Books
Adler-Kassner, Linda and Elizabeth Wardle. Naming What We Know: Threshold Concepts and Composition Studies. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2015.

Parks, Stephen, Linda Adler-Kassner, Brian, Baille and Collette Caton, Eds. The Best of Independent Journals in Rhetoric and Composition. W. Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2011.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Peggy O’Neill. Reframing Writing Assessment. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2010.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda. The Activist WPA: Changing Stories about Writing and Writers. Logan: Utah State UP, 2008. (Winner, Council of Writing Program Administrators Best Book Award)

*Adler-Kassner, Linda, ed. Reading and Writing the College Experience. New York: Longman Publishers, 2005.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Susanmarie Harrington.  Basic Writing as a Political Act: Public Conversations about Writing and Literacies.  Creskill, N.J.: Hampton Press, 2002.

Adler-Kassner, Linda and Gregory Glau, eds. The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Basic Writing.New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2002. (2nd ed, 2005)

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Susanmarie Harrington, eds.  Questioning Authority: Stories Told In School.  Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan Press, 2001.

Adler-Kassner, Linda, Robert Crooks, and Ann Watters, eds.  Writing the Community: Concepts and  Models for Service-Learning in Composition. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Higher Education/NCTE, 1997.

Published Articles and Book Chapters
Adler-Kassner, Linda and Lorna Gonzalez. “‘Everybody Writes’: Accreditation-Based Assessment as Professional Development at a Research Intensive University.” In Reclaiming Accountability: Improving Writing Programs Through Accreditation and Large-Scale Assessments, eds Wendy Sharer, Tracy Ann Morse, Michelle F. Eble, and William P. Banks. Logan: Utah State University Press.

Adler-Kassner, Linda. “Liberal Learning, Professional Training, and Disciplinarity in the Age of Education ‘Reform’: Remodeling General Education.” College English, May 2014.

“What is Working from Principle?” A Rhetoric for WPAs, ed. Rita Malenczyk. Parlor Press, 2014.

“The Companies We Keep or The Companies We Would Like to Keep: Strategies and Tactics in Challenging Times.” WPA Journal 36.1 (Fall/Winter 2012): 119-140.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda, John Majewski, and Damian Koshnick. “The Value of Troublesome Knowledge: Threshold Concepts in Writing and History.” Composition Forum 26 (Fall 2012). Compositionforum.com/issue/26/troublesome-knowledge-threshold.php

“Writing Inside and Outside the Margins” (Review essay). College Composition and Communication 64.2 (December 2012): 407-422.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda. “Agency, Identities, and Action: Stories and the Writing Classroom.” In Texts of Consequence, ed. Christopher Wilkey and Nicholas Mauriello. Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2012. 157-176.

 *Adler-Kassner, Linda and Susanmarie Harrington. “Basic Writing: Margins, Access, Standards.” Defining Composition Studies: Research, Scholarship, and Inquiry for the 21st Century. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2012.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda, Peggy O’Neill, and Sandra Murphy. “The Politics of Writing Research and Assessment.” In International Advances in Writing Research: Cultures, Places, and Measures. Clemson, SC: Parlor Press, 2012: 133-150.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Susanmarie Harrington. “Responsibility, Visibility, and Composition’s Future in the 21st Century: Reframing “Accountability.” College Composition and Communication 62.1 (September 2010): 73-99.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda. “The WPA as Activist: Systematic Strategies for Framing, Action, and Representation.” In Shirley Rose and Irwin Weiser, eds. Going Public: The WPA as Advocate for Engagement. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2010. 216-236.

Adler-Kassner, Linda. “The Activist Academic: Teaching Writing (and Communication) as Public Work.” In Beyond the Ivory Tower: Essays in Honor of Professor Hazel Dicken-Garcia. Spokane: Marquette Books, 2009. 73-82.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Heidi Estrem. “Building Community Through Writing Program Assessment.” In Bob Broad, Ed. Organic Writing Assessment: Theory Into Practice. Utah State University Press, 2009. 14-35.

*Janangelo, Joseph and Linda Adler-Kassner. “Common Denominators and the Ongoing Culture of Assessment.” In Marie C. Paretti and Katrina M. Powell, Assessment of Writing. Assessment in the Disciplines series, v. 4. Tallahassee, FL: Association for Institutional Research, 2009. 11-33.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda, Chris Anson, and Rebecca Moore Howard. “Framing Plagiarism.” In Carolyn Eisner and Martha Vicinus, Eds. Originality, Imitation, and Plagiarism: A Cross-Disciplinary Collection. Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan Press, 2008. 231-246.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Susanmarie Harrington. “In the Here and Now: Public Policy and Basic Writing” Journal of Basic Writing (Spring 2007): 27-48. (Invited submission)

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Heidi Estrem. “Reading Practices in the Writing Classroom.” WPA Journal (Fall/Winter 2007): 35-47.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Heidi Estrem. “Reaching Out from the Writing Classroom: Research Writing as a
Situated, Public Act.” In Writing in Context(s): Textual Practices and Learning Processes in Sociocultural Settings, ed. Triantafillia Kostouli. New York: Springer, 2005. 229-246.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Heidi Estrem. “Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing: A View from the Field.” In The Outcomes Book: Debate and Consensus after the WPA Outcomes Statement, ed. Susanmarie Harrington et al.Logan: Utah State UP, 2005. 60-71.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Heidi Estrem. “Rethinking Researched Writing: Public Literacy in the Composition Classroom.” WPA Journal 26.3 (Spring 2003): 119-131.

Adler-Kassner, Linda. “Literacy, Ecology, and ‘At-Risk’ Students: A Report from the Other Side.” English Education (October 2002): 89-95.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda.  “Race in Class: Students, Teaching, and Stories.”  Conflicts and Crises in the  Composition Classroom. Dawn Skorczewski and Matthew Parfitt, eds.  Portsmouth, N.H.: Boynton/Cook, 2002: 69-80.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda.  “‘Just Writing, Basically:’ Basic Writers on Basic Writing.” Journal of Basic Writing (Fall 1999): 69-90. Reprinted in Teaching Developmental Writing: Background Readings. New York: Bedford/St. Martins, 2002.

Gray-Rosendale, Laura and Linda Adler-Kassner, et. al. “Basic Writing’s Past, Present, and Future: A Discussion of Problems and Possibilities.”  Composition Studies (Fall 2001): 37-70.

Adler-Kassner, Linda.  “Structure and Possibility: New Scholarship about Students-Called-Basic-Writers.” College English (November 2000): 229-243.

Adler-Kassner, Linda.  Cyberbrief: “Incorporating Service-Learning Into the Composition Classroom.” Cyberbriefs for New Teachers.  (Invited publication). Cyberbriefs: National Council of Teachers of English, 1999; reprinted in Reflections 1.1 (1999): 14-15.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda.  “The Shape of the Form: Working Class Students and the Academic Essay” In Teaching Working Class, ed. Sherry Linkon.  Amherst: U. of Massachusetts Press, 1999: 85-105.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda, Tom Reynolds, and Robert DelMas. “Studying a Basic Writing Program:  Problems and Possibilities. Research and Teaching in Developmental Education (1999): 33-40.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda. “Ownership Revisited: An Exploration of Progressive Era and Expressivist Composition Scholarship. College Composition and Communication (May 1998): 208-237.

*Harrington, Susanmarie and Linda Adler-Kassner.  “’The Dilemma That Still Counts:’ Basic Writing at a Political Crossroads.”  Journal of Basic Writing (Fall 1998): 1-24.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda.  “Reading Progress”: Historians and Public Literacy in the Progressive Era
Paradigm: The Journal of the International Textbook Colloquium 18 (December 1995): 12-28.

Adler-Kassner, Linda.  “Digging a Groundwork for Writing: Community Service Courses and Underprepared Students.” Interchange, College Composition and Communication  46, 4 (December 1995): 552-555.

Selected (Attributed) Publications for Broader Audiences

Adler-Kassner, Linda and Duane Roen. “An Ethic of Service in Composition and Rhetoric.” Academe 98.6 (December 2012).

Adler-Kassner, Linda and Susanmarie Harrington. “Reframing the Accountability Debate.” Inside Higher Education (April 23, 2009). http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2009/04/23/adler

Adler-Kassner, Linda. “My Turn.” Exemplar magazine (2006).

Selected Uncredited Documents/Policy Statements
Co-author, Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing

Co-author, National Council of Teachers of English-Council of Writing Program Administrators White Paper on Writing Assessment in Colleges and Universities

Co-author, AAC&U Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) Writing Rubric

NMA Campaign Issue: SAT/ACT Writing Exam

Co-author, Defining and Avoiding Plagiarism: The Council of Writing Program Administrators’ Statement of Best Practices

Selected Conference Presentations

“Threshold Concepts and Professional Development”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, NV March 2013

“Threshold Concepts, Writing, and General Education”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO March 2012

“Using The Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing”
National Council of Teachers of English, Chicago, IL November 2011

“Framing the Conversation: CWPA and the Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta GA April 2011

“The Challenges of the Research to Policy to Action Connection”
Writing Research Across Borders II, Fairfax, VA February 2011

“The Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing”
Association of American Colleges and Universities, San Francisco, CA January 2011

“Transcending Binaries: Locating and Reframing Stories About WPA Work”
Annual Meeting of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Philadelphia, PA July 2010

“Identifying and Reframing Stories about Writing Assessment”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY March 2010

“Isness/Oughtness: Embracing Contraries and Taking Action”
Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, PA December 2009

“Engaging Parents in Literacy Learning”
National Council of Teachers of English
Philadelphia, PA November 2009

“Reframing Writing Assessment”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA

“Reframing Writing Assessment: Accountability, Transparency, Consistency…”
Annual Meeting of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Denver CO July 2008

“Changing Stories through Film” – Presenter and Chair
Annual Meeting of the Council of Writing Program Administrators July 2008
Denver, CO

“A Sense of Where You Are: Policy Challenges and Responsibilities”
Conference on College Composition and Communication
New Orleans, LA April 2008

“The Shape of Things to Come: Higher Education in the Aftermath of the Spellings Commission Report” –
Presenter
Featured presentation, Conference on College Composition and Communication
New Orleans, LA April 2008

“Reading, Writing: The Movies!”
Featured presentation, National Council of Teachers of English New York, NY November 2007

“Framing Education: The Spellings Commission Report” – Presenter
Featured presentation, National Council of Teachers of English New York, NY November 2007

“Strategic Planning of a Different Kind: Developing Relationships Through WPA Work”
Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference, Tempe, AZ July 2007

“Toward a National Conversation on Writing”
Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference, Tempe, AZ July 2007

“Enacting DCM for Community-Based Assessment”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY March 2007

“Dynamic Criteria Mapping and Writing Assessment”
National Council of Teachers of English, Nashville, TN November 2006

“Working from a Point of Principle” – Presenter and Chair
Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference, Chattanooga, TN July 2006

“Building Community through Writing Program Assessment” – Presenter and Chair
Conference on College Composition and Communication – Essay Writing UK
, Chicago, IL March 2006

“Framing the SAT Writing Exam”
Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association
Washington, D.C. December 2005

“Representations of Students, Technology, and Writing in News Stories about Plagiarism”
Originality, Imitation, and Plagiarism: A Cross-Disciplinary Conference
Ann Arbor, MI September 2005

“Writing about Writing for Non-Writing Audiences”
Annual meeting of the Council of Writing Program Administrators,
Anchorage, AK July 2005

“Situating Reading in the Writing Classroom”
Conference on College Composition and Communication,
San Francisco, CA March 2005

“Multigenre Reading”
Annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Indianapolis, IN November 2004

“Possibilities of Being Proactive” – Presenter and Chair
Annual meeting of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Newark, DE July 2004

“Multigenre Teaching” – Presenter
Conference on College Composition and Communication,
San Antonio, TX March 2004

“Collaborating Across Boundaries: The Inside-Out Project”– Presenter and Chair N
Annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, San Francisco, CA November 2003

“Writing Across Programs at Eastern Michigan University” – Presenter and Chair
Annual conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Grand Rapids, MI July 2003

“Collaboration and Consensus”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY March 2003

“Reaching Out from the Writing Program”
Annual conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators
Park City, UT July 2002

“Activist Writing Program Administration.”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL March 2002

“Student Self-Positioning in the Basic Writing Classroom” – Presenter
Bi-annual Meeting of the International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Education,
Amsterdam, the Netherlands July 2001

“Working from Strength: Commenting on Student Writing from a Non-Deficit Perspective”Conference on College Composition and Communication, Denver, CO March 2001

“Rethinking Basic Writing”
Fourth Global Conference on Language and Literacy, Utrecht, The Netherlands August 2000

“Defining Basic Writing in Basic Writing Programs” – Presenter and Chair
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Minneapolis, MN April 2000

“Examining ‘Basic Writing’ in Basic Writing Courses and Syllabi”
Annual conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, West Lafayette, IN July 1999

“Basic Writers on Basic Writers”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA March 1999

“’Same Old Story?’ What the ‘Academic Essay’ Is in Progressive, Expressivist, and Contemporary Composition Textbooks”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL April 1998

“The Shape of the Form: Working Class Students and the Essay” March 1998
Humanitas Presentation, University of Michigan-Dearborn

“Students on the Students’ Right: The Subjects Speak”
National Council of Teachers of English, Detroit, MI November 1997

“Service Learning: Laying the Foundations for a Successful Course”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Phoenix, AZ March 1997

“Do I Have to Read This?:  Basic Writing Students and Complex Reading
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Milwaukee, WI March 1996

“‘Why Won’t You Just Read It?’: E.C. Comic Books and Community in the 1950s”
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, D.C. August 1995

“Multiple Literacies: History Textbooks and Meaning”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Washington, D.C. March 1995

“Arts Internships as Transition Experiences”
National Association of Developmental Education, Chicago, IL February 1995

“Reading Progress: Historians and Literacy in the Progressive Era” – Presenter March 1994
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Nashville, TN March 1994

“Contested Ground: Points of Confluence and Divergence in the Literacy Histories
of Writing Students and Their Teachers”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Diego, CA April 1993

Selected Keynote Presentations, Workshops, and Consulting

Rethinking Writing and General Education

Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO, May 2013

Writing and General Education in the Age of Educational “Reform”

Mina Shaughnessy Lecture, City University of New York, February 2013

The Companies We Keep, Or, The Companies We Would Like to Keep

Keynote presentation, Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM July 2013

Threshold Concepts in Writing/General Education
Georgetown University, Washington, DC October 2011

Fostering Strong Student Writing
Claremont-McKenna College, Claremont, CA April 2010

Writing in the Research University
UCSB Transfer Student Success Course January 2011, 2012

What Should Students Know in the 21st Century?
UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center October 2010

Developing End-of-Year Celebrations for Writing Programs January 2010
Invited workshops, Youngstown State University January 2010

Using Writing for Assessment/Dynamic Criteria Mapping
Invited workshops, University of New Mexico April 2009

Community-based Writing Program Assessment
Invited workshop, AAC&U Assessment Conference
Baltimore, MD February 2009

Teaching Writing (and Communication) as Public Acts
Invited presentation, Symposium Honoring Professor Hazel Dicken-Garcia September 2008

Advocacy in Troubling Times: Assessment and the Work of First Year Writing
Invited workshop, Bedford-St. Martins Composition Symposium, University of Pittsburgh September 2006

Assessment and Framing the Work of First-Year Writing
Invited workshop, Bedford-St. Martins Publishers October 2006

Communicating with Publics September 2005
Teaching Composition Listserv leader September 2005

Reaching Out Through Research Writing
Teaching Composition Listserv leader March 2003

Using Portfolios for Basic Writing Courses
Minneapolis Community and Technical College September 2002

Compositions and Contexts
Keynote presentation, Associated Writing Programs Conference, Detroit, MI January 2001

Class and Composition
Center for Working Class Studies, Youngstown, OH June 1999

Service Learning: Complications and Contexts February 1999
Keynote presentation, Syracuse University Spring Conference

Integrating Service-Learning in the Classroom
Invited workshop, Minnesota Campus Compact, Minneapolis, MN November 1998

Selected Workshops

Shaping Stories, Shaping Programs
Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA March 2009

Dynamic Criteria Mapping in Action
Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY March 2008

Developing the Network for Media Action/National Conversation on Writing
Conference on College Composition and Communication March 2006, 2007
Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference July 2006, 2007

Media Strategies for Composition Work – organizer and facilitator July 2004; March 2005
(CCCC and WPA)

Conference on Basic Writing Pre-Conference CCCC Workshop – co-facilitator 1999-2002

Service-Learning in the Basic Writing Class
Conference on Basic Writing Pre-Conference Workshop
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA March 1999

UCSB – Selected Workshops
Teaching Writing in History Courses 2011

Eastern Michigan University – Selected Workshops

Writing Across the Curriculum Summer Workshop 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Commenting on Student Writing April 2006

Making “Plagiarism” a Non-Issue March 2005, January 2006, February 2006

Talking about Writing in the Writing Classroom January 2004

Using Reading in the Composition Classroom September 2003

Developing Proposals for CCCC January 2002, October 2005

First-Year Writing at EMU – WAC Summer Institute July 2001, 2002, 2003

Co-Facilitator, Summer Institute on the First-Year Experience May 2001

Commenting on Student Writing
Faculty Center for Instructional Effectiveness, February 2001

University of Michigan-Dearborn – Selected Workshops

Using technology in the classroom at University of Michigan-Dearborn August 1999

Working with Students in the Writing Center/Tutoring Students in Math and Writing

Workshop for Writing Center and Math Resource Center consultants

University of Michigan-Dearborn September 1999

What Junior Faculty Should Know about Teaching at University of Michigan-Dearborn August 1998

Putting Your Course On-Line/Using Computers in the Writing Classroom August 1998
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Courses Taught – University of California, Santa Barbara

Writing 501 – Theory and Practice of Academic Writing (Course for graduate TAs of writing)
Writing 251 – Academic Writing (graduate. Focus: Writing about Research for Audiences Outside the Academy)
Writing 2 – Academic Writing (undergrad/general education)
Education 202H – Writing Program Administration (graduate)
Education 202I – Assessment of Writing (graduate)

Courses Taught – Eastern Michigan University

English 592 – Public Policy, Writing Instruction, and Public Writing (graduate)
English 596 – Teaching Composition at the College Level (graduate)
English 592/585 – Teaching Basic Writing at the College Level (graduate)
English 121 – Composition II: Researching the Public Experience (undergrad/general education)
English 328 – Writing, Style, and Technology (undergrad)
English 621 – Research Methods (graduate)
(multiple sections of most courses)

Courses Taught – University of Michigan-Dearborn
Composition 099 – basic writing (undergrad/pre general education)
Distance Education Composition 099 (Asynchronous, on-line course offered as part of on-line degree
program for auto workers in six states)
Composition 105 – Composition I (undergrad/general education)
Composition 106 – Composition II (undergrad/general education)
Composition 220 – Honors Composition II (undergrad)
Liberal Studies 566 – Investigating Academic Literacy (grad)
English 327 – Advanced Expository Writing (undergrad)
(multiple sections of most courses)

Courses Taught – University of Minnesota-General College
Basic Writing/Educational Issues: Basic Writing/Communicating in Society:
Language and Education Writing about Popular Culture
Literacy and Education Media Literacy
Case Studies in Education Evaluating Community Service Organizations
Writing for Community Service Organizations

Academic Service

Service to the Profession

Member, CCCC Committee on Engagement, 2013-

Chair, CCCC Task Force to Revise the Statement on Principles and Standards for the Postsecondary Teaching of Writing, 2012-

Immediate Past President, Council of Writing Program Administrators 2011-2013

President, Council of Writing Program Administrators 2009-2011

Vice President, Council of Writing Program Administrators 2007-2009

Consultant, Council of Writing Program Administrators Consultant-Evaluator Service, 2010-

Member, NCTE Nominating Committee, 2006

Member, English Language Arts Standards Revision Committee (State of Michigan), 2005

Member, CCCC Research Grants Committee, 2005

Executive Board Member, Council for Writing Program Administrators, 2002-2005

Chair, WPA Media Committee, 2003-4

Coordinator, WPA Network for Media Action, 2004-8

Member, WPA Plagiarism Task Force, 2002-3

Member, American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) VALUE Writing Rubric Team, 2009

Co-Chair, WPA-NCTE Ad Hoc Joint Task Force on Assessment 2007-

Representative/participant, U.S. Department of Education Regional Hearings on Spellings Commission Report on the Future of Higher Education (Kansas City, MO) 2007

Mentor/Leader, Academy for Assessment of Student Learning, Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities 2007-2010

Stage one proposal reviewer, CCCC, 1994, 2003-6, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Online Coach, CCCC 2007, 2008, 2009

Co-Chair, Conference on Basic Writing 1998-2002

Executive Board member, Conference on Basic Writing 1995-2002

Member, CCCC Nominating Committee, 1999-2000

Co-editor, Basic Writing e-Journal (BWe) 1999-2002

Featured presenter, Take 20 (Bedford-St. Martin’s professional development video) 2007

Editorial Board Membership

Studies in Writing and Rhetoric series (Southern Illinois UP/NCTE)

Journal of Basic Writing

Composition Studies

WPA Journal

In Review

Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Service-Learning, and Community Learning

Composition Studies

University of California, Santa Barbara

University Service

Member, Undergraduate Council, 2011-

Faculty assessment liaison (responsible for WASC GE assessment) 2011

Member, College of Creative Studies Faculty Executive Committee 2011-

Member, Senate Committee on Library and Instructional Resources 2010-2011

Member, Committee for Undergraduate Educational Excellence (responsible for WASC accreditation) 2010-

Workshop for History Department TAs 2011

 

Eastern Michigan University

University Service

Member, University Retention Council 2006-2010

Member, General Education Assessment Committee 2006-2010

Member, Undergraduate Advisory Board 2000-2010

Member, Undergraduate Experience Cross-Cutting Strategic Planning Committee 2000-2001, 2002-2003

Member, PASS Committee 2001-2002

Co-Facilitator, Community College Composition/Transfer Articulation Workshop 2002

Presenter/facilitator, New Student Orientation 2001-2004

Member, Teaching and Learning Resource Team 2000-2002,2004-5

Writing Consultant, Student Success Office 2001

Co-Coordinator, AQIP General Education Assessment Team 2006-8

Member, General Education Assessment Committee 2006-2010

Coordinator, McAndless Scholar visit 2006

Member, Carnegie Institutional Leadership Team 2006-2009

New Faculty Mentor 2004-2010

Departmental Service

Member, Curriculum Committee 2004-2008

Faculty Council Representative 2006

Coordinator, English Department Program Review 2004

Member, Graduate Committee 2000-2003

Member, Writing Committee 2000-2010

Chair, First-Year Writing Committee 2000-2010

Member, Department Coordinating Committee 2000-2010

Member, English Department Strategic Planning Committee 2000-2001, 2002-2010

Member, WAC search committee 2000-2001; 2001-2002

Panel organizer, chair, and presenter, English Department Diversity

Conference 2000

Panel organizer, chair, and presenter, English Department “Teaching Across

Boundaries” conference 2003, 2004, 2005,2006

University of Michigan-Dearborn

University Service

Co-Chair, Teaching and Learning with Technology Roundtable, 1998-1999

Faculty Senate Diversity Committee, 1999-2000

Member, Teaching and Learning with Technology Roundtable, 1997-2000

Departmental Service

Member, Composition/Linguistics tenure-line Search Committee, 1998-1999

Chair, Composition/Linguistics tenure-line Search Committee, 1999-2000

Film Studies Advisory Committee 1997-200

Composition Advisory Committee 1997-2000

University of Minnesota-General College Service

Mentor for Graduate Teaching Assistants, General College 1994-1997

Graduate Teaching Assistant Search Committee, General College Writing Program 1994-1996

Continuing Education and Extension Search Committee, General College 1992-1994

Service to the Community

Tutor trainer, 826 Michigan (non-profit writing tutoring/workshop center) 2004-2010

Member, 826 Michigan Board of Directors 2006-2008

Writing coach, Jewish Cultural Society of Ann Arbor 2000-2010

Board member, Jewish Cultural Society of Ann Arbor 2004-2006

Independent directed study, Community High School, Ann Arbor 1999-2000

Awards and Recognition

Eastern Michigan University

Ronald W. Collins Distinguished Faculty Service to the University Award 2009

Faculty Research and Sabbatical Leave 2006-2007

Graduate School Research Grant 2005

Women of Excellence Award 2003

Distinguished Faculty Award, Division of Student Affairs 2002, 2005, 2006

Josephine Keal Development Fund Grant 2002, 2005, 2006, 2009

“Exceptional Contribution to Students at EMU” – recognition by EMU Ambassadors 2002

Strategic Planning Initiative: Inside-Out Project 2001-2007

University of Michigan-Dearborn

Provost’s Support Grants (2) 1999

Faculty Research Assistant Grant 1999

College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Immersion Grant 1997-1998

Horace H. Rackham Faculty Research Fellowship 1997-1998

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