Phone: (360) 650-3256
Office: HU 319
PhD, University of New Hampshire, 1994.
MST, University of Hampshire, 1986.
BA, University of Kentucky, 1970.
Research and Teaching Interests
Composition and literacy studies
Theories of teaching and learning
Writing and reading pedagogies
Reflexivity, backward transfer, and retrospective understanding
Ethnographic writing and inquiry
Young adult literature
“After Words: Some Thoughts.” Journal of Composition and Literacy Studies (2013)
Reading in the Dark: When the Teacher and Student Are Still in Transition” Reader: Essays on Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy (2012)
“The Teaching of Writing: What’s Fixed, What’s Nixed, and What’s Eclipsed in the CCCCs Cluster Remix?” Reader: Essays on Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy, (2011)
“Donald Murray and the Process of Internal Revision: A Think-Piece.” Writing in the Edge (2010)
Reader: Essays on Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy, Guest Editor for a special issue on disciplinary ways of teaching reading in English studies (2010).
Turns of Thought: Teaching Composition as Reflexive Inquiry (1997)
Pedagogy in the Age of Politics: Writing and reading (in) the Academy (co-edited with Patricia A. Sullivan, 1994).