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Shirley Rose

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Director of Writing Programs , Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401
Biography

Shirley K Rose is Professor of English and Director of ASU Writing Programs in the English Department on the Tempe campus, where she also teaches graduate courses in writing program administration. 

In Fall 2016, ASU Writing Programs was the largest college writing program in the United States, offering 556 writing classes taught by 210 teachers to over 11,364 students. ASU Writing Programs aspires to be an exemplar by modeling effective practices in curriculum and faculty development, conducting research on writing instruction, and performing values of sustainability, diversity, and community in its policies and practices.

Professor Rose's research focuses on writing program administration; writing teacher preparation; citation studies; and archival research, theory, and practice. 

Professor Rose is the Tempe Campus President of the ASU's Uuniversity Senate for the 2017-18 academic year.

She is a Past President of the Council of Writing Program Administrators and the current Director of the WPA Consultant-Evaluator Service, which provides reviews of U.S and international college writing programs. She is a Peer Reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

She came to ASU in Fall 2009 from Purdue University, where she directed the award-winning program in Introductory Composition at Purdue (ICaP) and served as Assistant Head of the Department of English.

Education

Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Linguistics, and Literature, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1984

Research Interests

Writing Program Administration, Composition Pegagogy, Rhetorical Theory, Citation Studies, Archival Theory and Practice

Publications

Books Edited

Rose, Shirley K and Irwin Weiser, Eds. Going Public: What Writing Programs Learn from Engagement. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2010.

Rose, Shirley K and Irwin Weiser, Eds. Writing Program Administrator as Theorist: Making Knowledge Work.  Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann-Boynton/Cook, 2002.

Rose, Shirley K and Irwin Weiser, Eds. The Writing Program Administrator as Researcher: Inquiry in Action and Reflection. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann-Boynton/Cook, 1999.

Book Chapters

Rose, Shirley K. “What Is a Writing Program History?” A Rhetoric for Writing Program Administrators, Rita Malenczyk, Ed. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2013. 239-251.

Curtis, Susan, Shirley Rose, and Kristina Bross. “Publicly Engaged Graduate Research and the Transformation of the American Academy.” Collaborative Futures: Critical Reflections on Publicly Active Graduate Education, Amanda Gilvin, Georgia M. Roberts, and Craig Martin, Eds. Syracuse, NY: Graduate School Press of Syracuse University, 2012. 83-101.

Morris, Sammie L. and Shirley K Rose.  “Invisible Hands: Recognizing Archivists’ Work to Make Records Accessible.” Working in the Archives: Practical Research Methods for Rhetoric and Composition, Alexis E. Ramsey, Wendy B. Sharer, Barbara L’Eplattenier, and Lisa S. Mastrangelo, Eds. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2009. 51-78.

Rose, Shirley K. “Creating a Context: The Institutional Logic of the Council of Writing Program Administrators’ Development of the Consultant-Evaluator Service.” The Promise and Perils of Writing Program Administration, Theresa Enos and Shane Borrowman, Eds. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2008. 21-46.

Blackmon, Samantha and Shirley K Rose. “Plug and Play: Technology and Mentoring of Teaching Assistants” (co-authored with Samantha Blackmon). Don’t Call It that: The Composition Practicum, Sid Dobrin, Ed. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 2005.

Rose, Shirley K and Irwin Weiser. “Beyond ‘Winging It’: The Place of Writing Program Administration in Rhetoric and Composition Graduate Programs.” Culture Shock: Training the New Wave in Rhetoric and Composition, Susan Romano and Virginia Anderson, Eds. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2005.

Rose, Shirley K. “Representing the Intellectual Work of Writing Program Administration: Professional Narratives of George Wykoff at Purdue 1933-1967.” Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration. Barbara L’Eplattenier and Lisa Mastrangelo, Eds. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2004. 221-39.

Rose, Shirley K, and Irwin Weiser. “WPA as Researcher and Archivist.” The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice. Theresa Enos and Stuart Brown, Eds. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 2002. 275-90.

Weiser, Irwin and Shirley K Rose. “Theorizing Writing Program Theorizing.” Writing Program Administrator as Theorist. Shirley K Rose and Irwin Weiser, Eds. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook-Heinemann, 2002. 183-95.

Rose, Shirley K. “Mentoring for Teaching Assistants in the Introductory Writing Program at Purdue University.” Teaching Writing Teachers: Composition Pedagogy Courses and Programs. Robert Tremmel and Bill Broz, Eds. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2002. 86-92.

Rose, Shirley K, and Margaret Finders. “Thinking Together: Developing A Reciprocal Reflective Model for Approaches to Preparing College Teachers of Writing.” Preparing College Teachers of Writing: Histories, Theories, Programs, and Practices. Sarah Liggett and Betty Pytlik, Eds.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. 75-85.

Rose, Shirley K. “The Role of Citations in Disciplinary Economies.” Perspectives on Plagiarism and Intellectual Property in a Postmodern World.  Alice Roy and Lise Buranen, Eds.  Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1999. 241-49.

Rose, Shirley K.  “Two Disciplinary Narratives for Non-Standard English in the Classroom.”  History, Reflection, and Narrative: The Professionalization of Composition, 1963-1983.   Mary Rosner, Beth Boehm and  Debra Journet, Eds.  Stamford, CT: Ablex, 1999. 187-203.

Rose, Shirley K. “Preserving Our Histories of Institutional Change: Enabling Research in the Writing Program Archives.” The Writing Program Administrator as Researcher: Inquiry in Action and Reflection.  Shirley K Rose and Irwin Weiser, Eds. Portsmouth, NJ: Heinemann-Boynton/Cook, 1999: 107-118.

Rose, Shirley K and Janice Lauer. “Feminist Methodology: Dilemmas for Graduate Researchers. Under Construction: Working at the Intersections of Composition Theory, Research, and Practice.  Christine Farris and Chris M. Anson, Eds. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1998. 136-49.

Rose, Shirley K. “Indiscretions: A Story of Investigating Gender and Literacy.” Situated Stories Valuing Diversity in Composition Research. Emily Decker and Kathleen Geissler, Eds. Portsmouth, NJ: Heinemann, 1998. 1-10.

Rose, Shirley K. “Toward a Revision Decision Model of Collaboration.  Authority and Textuality: Current Perspectives on Collaborative Writing.  James S. Leonard, Ed. West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill Press, 1994. 85-100.

Articles in Journals

Rose, Shirley K. “Imperative as a River: Interview with Heidi Estrem.” WPA: Writing Program Administration 38.2 (Spring 2015): 1730182.

Rose, Shirley K. “Postscript: Connecting Knowledges of the Suffrage Movement, Then and Now.” Peitho 17. 1 (Fall/Winter 2014): 104-109. http://peitho.cwshrc.org/files/2015/01/peitho17.1_final_96res.pdf

Graban, Tarez Samra and Shirley K Rose. “Editors’ Introduction: The Critical Place of the Networked Archive.” Peitho 17.1 (Fall/Winter 2014): 2-13.

Rose, Shirley K and Joyce Walker. “Flat and Fertile: A Conversation About the Writing Program at Illinois State University” WPA: Writing Program Administration 37.2 (Spring 2014): 141-156.

Rose, Shirley K, Lisa S. Mastrangelo, and Barbara L’Eplattenier. “Directing First-Year Writing: The New Limits of Authority.” College Composition and Communication 65:1 (September 2013): 43-66.

Rose, Shirley K.  “Low Country Boil with Peanuts: Interview with Michael Pemberton and Janice Walker” (interview with 2013 WPA  Conference local hosts about the place of writing in their institution.  WPA: Writing Program Administration 36.2 (Spring 2013): 142-159.

Rose, Shirley. Review essay: “The WPA Within: WPA Identities and Implications for Graduate Education in Rhetoric and Composition.” College English 75.2 (2012): 218-230.

Rose, Shirley K and Chuck Paine. “On the Crossroads and at the Heart: A Conversation with the 2012 WPA Summer Conference Local Host about the Place of the Writing Program at the University of New Mexico.” WPA: Writing Program Administration 35.2 (Spring 2012): 160-178.

Rose, Shirley K, Irwin Peckham, and James C. McDonald. “Crabgrass and Gumbo: Interviews with 2011 WPA Conference Local Hosts about the Place of Writing Programs at the Home Institutions.” WPA: Writing Program Administration 34.2 (Spring 2011): 126-152.

Charlton, Jonikka and Shirley K Rose. “Twenty More Years in the WPA’s Progress.” WPA: Writing Program Administration 33.1-2 (Fall/Winter 2009): 114-145.

Rose, Shirley K. “An Essay on an Essay about Essays: Response to Richard Miller's ‘On Asking Impertinent Questions’.” Part of a three-part interchange with Richard Miller and Irvin Peckham. College Composition and Communication 57.1 (2005): 142-168.

Finders, Margaret J. and Shirley K Rose. “‘If I Were the Teacher’: Situated Performances as Pedagogical Tools for Teacher Preparation.” English Education  31.3 (April 1999): 205-222.

Rose, Shirley K, and Margaret J. Finders.  “Learning from Experience: Using Situated Performances in Writing Teacher Development.” WPA: Writing Program Administration 22.1/2 (Fall/Winter 1998): 33-52.

Rose, Shirley K. “What’s Love Got to Do With It?  Scholarly Citation Practices as Courtship Rituals.” Language and Learning Across the Disciplines 1.3 (August 1996): 34-48.

Buckles-Slagle, Diane and Shirley K Rose. “Domesticating English Studies. Journal of Teaching Writing 13.1 & 2 (1994): 147-168.

Rose, Shirley K. “Citation Rituals in Academic Cultures.” Issues in Writing, 6.1 (Fall 1993/Winter 1994): 24-37.

Little, Sherry Burgus and Shirley K Rose. “A Home of Our Own: Establishing a Department of Rhetoric and Writing Studies at San Diego State University. WPA: Writing Program Administration. 18.1/2 (Fall/Winter 1994):16-28.

Wyche-Smith, Susan and Shirley K Rose.  “Throwing Our Voices: The Effects of Academic Discourse on Personal Voice.”  Writing on the Edge 2.1 (Fall 1990): 34-50.

Wyche-Smith, Susan and Shirley K Rose. “One Hundred Ways to Make the Wyoming Resolution a Reality.”  College Composition and Communication 41 (October 1990): 318-324.

Rose, Shirley K. “Reading Representative Anecdotes of Literacy Practice; or ‘See Dick and Jane read and write.’” Rhetoric Review 8.2 (Spring 1990): 244-259.

Rose, Shirley K. “The Voice of Authority: Developing a Fully Rhetorical Definition of Voice in Writing.”  The Writing Instructor 8.3 (Spring 1989): 111-118.

Arrington, Phillip K. and Shirley K Rose. “Prologues to What is Possible:  Introductions as Metadiscourse.” College Composition & Communication 38.3 (October 1987): 306-318.

Rose, Shirley K. “Autobiographical Narrative:  A Process of Composing Human Understanding.” Focus 13.3 (Spring 1987): 16-22.

Rose, Shirley K. “Metaphors and Myths of Cross-Cultural Literacy: Autobiographical Narratives by Malcolm X, Richard Rodriguez, and Maxine Hong Kingston.” MELUS 14.1 (Spring 1987): 3-15.

Rose, Shirley K. “Down from the Haymow:  One Hundred Years of Sentence Combining,” College English 45.5 (September 1983): 483-491.  (“Comment & Response” to this essay was published in CE, Nov. 1985.)

Reviews and Review Essays

Rev. of First Semester: Graduate Students, Teaching Writing, and the Challenge of Middle Ground, Jessica Restaino, for Rhetoric Review 22.2 (2013): 227-30.

 “Review Essay: The WPA Within: WPA Identities and Implications for Graduate Education in Rhetoric and Composition.” College English 75.2 (Nov 2012): 218-230.

Rev. of The Young Composers: Composition's Beginning in the Nineteenth-Century Schools, Lucille M. Schulz, for College Composition and Communication 51.4 (June 2000): 665-668.

Rev. of Scenarios for Teaching Writing: Contexts for Discussion and Reflective Practice, Chris M. Anson, Joan Graham, David A. Joliffe, Nancy Shapiro, and Carolyn Smith, for Issues in Writing 7.2. (Spring/Summer 1996).

Rev. of Introduction to Composition Studies, eds. Erika Lindemann and Gary Tate, for Issues in Writing 5.2 (Spring/Summer 1993).

Rev. of The Writing Teacher as Researcher, ed. Donald Daiker and Max Morenberg for College Composition and Communication 41 (April 1991).

Rev. of Recognizing Biography, William Epstein, for Journal of Narrative Technique, Fall 1988.

Other Publications:

Rose, Shirley K. “All Writers Have More to Learn.” Concept discussion for Naming What We Know: Threshold Concepts of Writing Studies, Eds. Linda Adler-Kassner and Elizabeth Wardle. Logan, UT: USU Press, 2015.

Co-Editor with Tarez Samra Graban, Special Issue of Peitho, The Journal of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition, on “The Critical Place of the Networked Archive.” 17. 1 (Fall/Winter 2014).

Guest Editor, 30th Anniversary Issue, The Writing Instructor (December 2011)

Rose, Shirley K. Contribution on Donald Stewart for “CCCC Members’ Memories of Chairs Addresses” in Introduction to Views from the Center: The CCCC Chairs’ Addresses 1977-2005, Duane Roen, Ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006. pp, 36-37.

Rose, Shirley K. “Teaching beyond the Happy Ending?” Finding Our Way: A Writing Teacher’s Sourcebook.  Wendy Bishop and Deborah Coxwell Teague, Eds. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. 115-116.

Rose, Shirley K. “Comp Tale #33.” Comp Tales: An Introduction to College Composition Through its Stories.  Richard Haswell and Min-Zhan Lu, Eds. New York: Longman, 2000. 42-3.

Rose, Shirley K. “San Diego State University: English and Comparative Literature Faculty Development Plan for TAs.” Campus Use of the Teaching Portfolio: Twenty-Five Profiles.  American Association for Higher Education. 1992.

Editor, Evaluation Issue, The Writing Instructor, 3.3 (Spring 1984).

Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 652Advanced Composition Studies
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 691Seminar
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
ENG 655Disciplinary Discourses
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 652Advanced Composition Studies
Presentations
  • Shirley K Rose. "Archival Location: Using a Rhetoric of Discovery to Locate John T. McCutcheon’s Women’s Suffrage Cartoons." , New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, October 2010. Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference (Oct 2010).
  • Shirley K Rose. "Speaking Frankly about 'The Limits of Authority': A Colloquium on Revisiting the Poli & White and Olson & Moxley Surveys". Council of Writing Program Administrators 2010 Summer Conference: Converstaions Toward Action" (Jul 2010).
  • Shirley K Rose. Workshop of The Future of the Book. Computers and Writing Conference 2010: "Virtual Worlds" @ Purdue (May 2010).
  • Shirley K Rose. "Online Publishing and Malleable Texts: When Do Digital Texts Become 'Permanent'?". Computers & Writing 2010: "Virtual Worlds" @ Purdue (May 2010).
  • Shirley K Rose. "Archival Descriptions as Rhetorical Practices: Representing John T. Mccutcheon's Women's Suffrage Cartoons from 1950 to 2007". RSA Rhetoric Society of America 14th Biennial Conference--Rhetoric: Concord and Controversy (May 2010).
  • Shirley K Rose. "Learning New Literacies: What Engagement with Communities Can Teach College Programs. Part 1: Reciprocal Learning.". National Council of Teachers of English Annual convention (Nov 2009).
  • Shirley K Rose. "Community College Writing Programs and the Council of Writing Program Administrators: What We Can Learn from Each Other.". TYCA West (Two-Year College Association of NCTE) (Oct 2009).
  • Rose, Shirley K. "Preparing for Your Promotion and Tenure Process.", Minneapolis, July 18, 2009. WPA Summer Conference 2009 (Jul 2009).
  • Rose, Shirley K. "Surveying Difference: A Comparison of WPA and WCA Responses to a National Survey.". Conference on College Composition and Communication (Mar 2009).
  • Rose, Shirley K. "Engaging the Past: Using Archival Resources to Preserve Community Legacies at Home and Abroad.". Imagining America Conference (Oct 2008).
  • Rose, Shirley K. "More Than Hard Knocks: What WPAs Know about Learning.". 2008 Summer Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (Jul 2008).
  • Rose, Shirley K and Jonikka Charlton. "Twenty More Years in ‘The WPA’s Progress’: A Report from Survey Research on WPA Work". Conference on College Composition and Communication (Apr 2008).
  • Rose, Shirley K. "WPA-NMA Workshop: Developing a Toolkit for a Culture of Assessment.". Conference on College Compoisition and Communication (Apr 2008).
  • Rose, Shirley K. "Feminist Archival Practice: That Isn’t Funny--Representing the Cartoons of John T. McCutcheon.". Feminisms and Rhetorics conference (Oct 2007).
  • Rose, Shirley K and Jonikka Charlton. "Revisiting ‘The WPA’s Progress’ Twenty years Later: Practices, Prospects, and Preparation.". Council of Writing Program Administrators’ Summer Conference, (Jul 2007).
  • Rose, Shirley K. "Who Represents English Studies? Whom Does English Studies Represent? A Public Conversation." Panelist representing Council of Writing Program Administrators for Featured Session. Conference on College Composition and Communication (Mar 2007).
  • Rose, Shirley K. "Best Practices in the Archives: What Can We Learn from Doing?". Confrerence on College Composition and Communication (Mar 2007).
  • Rose, Shirley K. "Archival Representations and Constructions of Audience: Constructing Archives Users.". Conference on College Composition and Communication (Mar 2007).
Honors / Awards

External

  • NEH Humanities Focus Grant: “Making History: Partnerships in Archival Preservation and Pedagogy,” with Prof. Kristina Bross (project leader) and Prof. Susan Curtis 2003
  • American Studies Association Community Partnership Project Grant: "Making History: A Pedagogical Preservation Partnership" with Professors Susan Curtis and Kristina Bross, 2003-2004
  • Research Grant, Council of Writing Program Administrators 1989

Internal

Arizona State University

  • Senior Research Leave: “WPA’s Progress: Survey-based Study of Role Expectations for Writing Program Administrators,” Fall 2013.
  • Institute of Humanities Research Grant for Research Cluster: “Lived Democracy: Inventing Alternative Public Discourses in a Quintessential Postmodern City,” with Thomas Catlaw (ASU School of Public Affairs) and Elenore Long (English Department) awarded for Fall 2012-Spring 2013; $1000, funded.
  • CLAS Seed Grant awarded for Proposal within the Humanities to Form New Collaborations with the Objective to Submit a Sponsored Agency Proposal “Public Literacies: A Data Visualization Prototype Project, with Elenore Long (English dept.); $10,000 funded
Editorships

Editorships and Editorial Board Memberships

Member, Editorial Board of WPA: Writing Program Administration 2002-2014 (includes reviewing 4-6 mss. each year)

Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Teaching Writing 1995-2003           

Chair, Publications Board of Journal of Narrative Technique 1986-87                         

Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Narrative Technique 1986-87                          

Co-founder and Editorial Board Member of The Writing Instructor 1981-84

Reading Manuscripts for Journals

  • Referee for WPA: Writing Program Administration 2015
  • Referee for College English, 1999, 2004, 2007-2010. 2012
  • Referee/Reader for College Composition and Communication, 1986-1994, 2004-2012
  • Referee/Reader for Rhetoric Review 2012, 2013
  • Referee for Research in the Teaching of English, 2010
  • Contributing Editor of The Writing Instructor, 1994- 1998
  • Referee/Reader for Philosophy and Rhetoric, 2007
  • Referee for Journal of Teaching Writing, 1995-2003
  • Referee/Reader for Modern Fiction Studies, 1997
  • Referee/Reader for MELUS, Journal of the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature in the United States, 1988-2004
  • Referee/Reader for Journal of Narrative Technique, journal of the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature, 1986-88
  • Referee/Reader for PMLA, 1996

Manuscript Reviews for Scholarly Presses

  • Scholarly book proposals for Parlor Press
  • Scholarly book proposals for Utah State University Press
  • Scholarly book proposals for Heinemann-Boynton/Cook
  • Scholarly book proposal for Southern Illinois University Press

 

Professional Associations
Activities for Professional Organizations • Co-chair for 10th Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, co-sponsored by the Arizona State University Department of English and the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition, October 28-3, 2015 in Tempe Campus of ASU. • Co-nominator for CCCC Exemplar Award 2015 (Nov 2014). Our nominee Sharon Crowley, ASU Professor Emerita, won the award. • Nominator of book for Council of Writing Program Administrators’ Best Book Award 2014 (November 2014) • Chair, Conference on College Composition and Communication Nominating Committee 2014 • Chair, CCCC Task Force of Organizational Transparency 2013-14 • Member, CCCC Book Award Committee, 2013 • Member, WPA Consultant-Evaluator Service Advisory Committee, 2010-present • Member, Research Grants Committee, Council of Writing Program Administrators, 2010-2011 • Member, Nominating Committee, Council of Writing Program Administrators, 2012 • Member, 2010 CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence Selection Committee, 2009 • Chair, Nominating Committee of the National Council of Teachers of English, 9/2008-8/2009 (elected) • President, Council of Writing Program Administrators, July 2005-June 2007 • Executive Board Member, Council of Writing Program Administrators, 1999-2002, 2003-present • Publications Committee, Executive Board, Council of Writing Program Administrators, 2007-2009 • Chair of WPA’s Best Article and Best Book Awards Committee, 2000-2002 • Chair of Selection Committee for WPA Graduate Writing Award, 2008 • Member, Executive Committee of Conference on College Composition and Communication, January 2002-December 2004 • CCCC Public Policy Committee member, January 2004-2006 • Local Arrangements Co-Chair for Council of Writing Program Administrators’ 1999 Summer Workshop and Conference (hosted at Purdue) • Member, 1993 Outstanding Book Award Committee of Conference on College Composition and Communication • Member, Local Committee for 1993 Conference on College Composition and Communication in San Diego
Service

SERVICE and Other Professional Activities

Service to Arizona State University

            Standing Committees

            English Department Writing, Rhetoric and Literacies Area Committee (member)

            Graduate PhD Admissions Committee, Rhetoric and Composition, 2012

            English Department Writing Programs Committee (chair)

            College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Committee on Committees, 2012-15

University Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, 2011-13, Chair 2014-15

Univ. Senate Grievance Clearinghouse Committee, 2014-15

 

Special Committees

English Dept Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition 2011

English Dept Search Committee for Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition 2011

Director, WPA Consultant-Evaluator Service, July 2014 -- present

AQIP (Academic Quality Improvement Program) Systems Appraiser and Check-up Visitor, Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, April 2007- present (completed 16 systems portfolio appraisals and 10 Action Projects Reviews)

PEAQ Peer Reviewer, Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, November 2007-present (completed site visits April 2011 and April 2015)

Member, Consultant Evaluator Service, Council of Writing Program Administrators, 2004-present (completed ten site visits and reviews of writing programs)

Review Team, Department of English, University of Memphis, February 2011

Review Team, Writing Program, University of Texas – San Antonio, March 2011

Review Team, Department of English, Boise State University, November 2012

Review Team, English Department, City College of New York, April 2013

Consultant for Academic Program Review, English Department, Metropolitan State University of Denver, October 2013

Co-leader, WPA Summer Workshop of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, July 2011 and July 2012

Work History
• 8/09- Professor of English, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ • 8/05-5/09 Professor of English, Purdue University (Professor Emerita 5/09-present) • 8/94-8/05 Associate Professor of English, Purdue University  9/88-6/94 Associate Professor, San Diego State University: Dept. of Rhetoric and Writing Studies 9/93-6/94; Dept. of English and Comparative Literature 9/88-8/93 • 9/84-8/88 Assistant Professor of English, Eastern Michigan University • 9/80-5/84 Assistant Lecturer for Freshman Writing Program and Senior Lecturer for Master of Liberal Arts Program, University of Southern California • 9/78-5/80 Instructor, Northwestern College, Roseville, MN • 9/76-5/78 Instructor, Kansas State University Extension at Old Trooper University, Fort Riley, Kansas (law enforcement officers, federal civil service and military personnel) • OTHER ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE (see detail under "Assigned Administration") • Writing Programs Director, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ, 8/09 - present • Director of Composition, Purdue 8/95-7/98; 8/02-8/05 • Assistant Head, Department of English, Purdue 7/99-6/2002 • Associate Director of Composition, Purdue 8/94-7/95 • Graduate Director, Dept. of Rhetoric and Writing Studies, SDSU 9/93-6/94 • Director of Composition Faculty Development, English and Comp Lit, SDSU 9/89-8/93 • Director of Composition, English and Comp Lit, SDSU 9/88-8/89 • Director of Graduate Assistants, English, Eastern Michigan University 6/85-8/88