Matt Barton, Associate Professor of English at St. Cloud State University, teaches courses in composition, rhetoric, and new media. He has published three books: Dungeons & Desktops, Vintage Games (co-authored with Bill Loguidice), and Wiki Writing (co-edited with Bob Cummings).

Janet Boyd, Assistant Professor in the Writing Program at Fairleigh Dickinson, teaches first year writing and serves as the coordinator of both the writing studio and the developmental writing courses. She has published in the Journal of Basic Writing.

Michael Bunn has a PhD from the joint program in English & Education at the University of Michigan and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Pittsburgh. He has been teaching a variety of collegiate writing classes for ten years and is particularly interested in the intersections between the processes of reading and writing.

Colin Charlton, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Composition and the Developmental English Coordinator at the University of Texas Pan American, teaches classes in first year writing, rhetorical theory and invention, and innovative technology. He also runs an iPad-based reading & writing studio.

Gita DasBender, Senior Faculty Associate and Coordinator for Second Language Writing in the English Department’s Writing Program at Seton Hall University, teaches freshman and advanced writing. Her research interests include second language writing assessment, assignment sequencing, language and literacy history of generation 1.5 students, and directed self-placement.

Dana Lynn Driscoll, Assistant Professor in Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University, teaches first year composition and upper division courses in peer tutoring, global rhetoric, research, and literacy and technology. Her research interests include research methods, transfer of learning, and metacognitive aspects of learning to write.

William Duffy is a PhD candidate in English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His most recent essay, about the rhetoric of settlement worker Jane Addams, is forthcoming in Rhetoric Review.

Cynthia R. Haller is an associate professor of English at York College, City University of New York. She has also served as acting dean of humanities and social sciences, writing across the curriculum coordinator, and writing center director. Her research has appeared in Written Communication, Technical Communication Quarterly, and the Journal of Engineering Education. Currently, she is engaged with projects on student research writing and the rhetoric of agriculture, food studies, and the environment.

Rebecca Ingalls, Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Philosophy at Drexel University, specializes in composition and rhetoric. Her work may be found in The Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies; Academe; inventio; The Journal of Teaching Writing (forthcoming); POROI (forthcoming); and The Journal of Popular Culture (forthcoming). She is currently working with colleagues on an edited collection on plagiarism.

Seth Kahn, Associate Professor of English at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, has published articles on ethnographic writing pedagogy in Composition Studies and Lore: An E-Journal for Teachers of Writing and served for several years as co-chair of the qualitative research network at Conference on College Composition and Communication. His most recent publication is a co-edited collection titled Activism and Rhetoric: Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement (Routledge 2010).

Michael J. Klein, Assistant Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication at James Madison University, teaches courses in first year composition, technical communication, and publication management.

Karl Russell Klint, a recent addition to the realm of higher education instruction, currently teaches face-to-face composition classes for Ridgewater College. He also teaches English, online, for North Dakota State University. His research focus is split between his two rhetorical passions. First, how does computer coding and visual design affect writing practices within online writing spaces? And, how does the hierarchy of the contemporary University design affect the financial support given to non-credit generating entities, such as writing centers?

Steven D. Krause is a professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Eastern Michigan University. His research and teaching explore the connections between writing and technology.

Paul Lynch, Assistant Professor of English at Saint Louis University, teaches courses in composition, the history of rhetoric, and the essay. His work on St. Patrick of Ireland has appeared in Rhetoric Review and the recent collection Rhetoric in the Rest of the West. He has also published articles in College Composition and Communication and KB Journal.

Randall McClure is an associate professor at Georgia Southern University and chair of the Department of Writing and Linguistics. His essays have appeared in WPA: Writing Program Administration, portal: Libraries and the Academy, Computers and Composition Online, Composition Studies, Academic Exchange Quarterly, and the Journal of Literacy and Technology.

Catherine Ramsdell, Professor of Writing at Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta, teaches courses in composition, business and professional writing, promotional writing, writing for the web, and writing for new media. She holds a PhD from Auburn University and is on the books staff of, an online magazine dedicated to cultural criticism.

Alex Reid, Associate Professor and Director of Composition and Teaching Fellows at State University New York Buffalo, studies digital media and rhetoric. His book, The Two Virtuals: New Media and Composition, received honorable mention for the W. Ross Winterowd award for best book in composition theory, and his blog, Digital Digs (, received the John Lovas Memorial Weblog Award for contributions to the field of rhetoric and composition.

E. Shelley Reid, Associate Professor of English and the Director of the Composition Program at George Mason University, has published articles in College Composition and Communication, Pedagogy, and Composition Studies. She teaches writing and editing classes and helps prepare graduate students to teach composition.

Karen Rosenberg directs the Writing Center at the University of Washington Bothell. Her research and teaching focus on feminist discourse analysis, social inequalities, and storytelling as a tool for social change. Her publications include articles in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Teaching Sociology, and Feminist Teacher.

Catherine Savini, Associate Professor at Westfield State University in Massachusetts, teaches writing courses and serves as the writing center director and writing across the curriculum coordinator.

Kristi L. Shackelford, the Director of Academic Policy and Curriculum Development at James Madison University, teaches courses for the School of Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication including editing and publication management.

Nathalie Singh-Corcoran, Clinical Assistant Professor at West Virginia University, directs the writing center. She is also the vice president of the International Writing Centers Association. Her publications have largely been in the areas of writing center administration and writing center connections to undergraduate writing programs.

Kyle D. Stedman, a doctoral candidate at the University of South Florida, teaches composition and professional writing and works as technology coordinator for the first year composition program. His dissertation is on music composition and the rhetoric of sound. In 2010, he won the Conference on College Composition and Communication Chairs’ Memorial Scholarship.

Janice R. Walker, Professor of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University, has published journal articles and book chapters about online research, documentation, and writing, in addition to her two most recent books, The Columbia Guide to Online Style (Columbia UP 2006) and Bookmarks: A Guide to Writing and Research (Longman 2006). She is founder and coordinator of the Graduate Research Network at the annual Computers and Writing conference, and co-coordinator for the Georgia Conference on Information Literacy hosted by Georgia Southern University.


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