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Our joint partnership between the Department of English and the School of Education means that students can take advantage of a broad range of faculty strengths and interests, from rhetorical theory and history to new media work to disability studies to composition pedagogy.
A particular strength of our program is the opportunity for students to gain expertise in conducting quantitative and qualitative research on writing in colleges and the schools. Our faculty are committed to working with you to craft an individualized program appropriate to your interests and needs. Feel free to contact any of us to discuss the program.
Coming Winter 2020.
Composition, applied linguistics, corpus linguistics, writing assessment, writing analytics, genre analysis…
Education and English Faculty
History of English, language and gender, corpus linguistics, lexicography, pedagogy…
Barry J. Fishman
Technology, video games as models for learning, teacher learning, design-based implementation research…
Anne R. Gere
Program Chair | Education and English Faculty
Composition theory, gender and literacy, writing assessment, pedagogy…
History of rhetoric, women’s rhetorics, composition pedagogy…
Scott Richard Lyons
Native American and global indigenous studies, critical theory, rhetoric…
Elizabeth Birr Moje
Adolescent and disciplinary literacy, literacy and cultural theory, research methods…
Rhetoric and composition; rhetorical activism and civil rights movements…
Mary J. Schleppegrell
Functional linguistics, second language learning, discourse analysis, language development…
African American literature and culture; ethnography; pedagogy; critical prison studies…
Language variation and socio-historical linguistics (especially the influences of literacy on processes of language change);
Composition and rhetoric; digital media studies; disability studies; autistic culture…
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