Linda Adler-Kassner - CV LINDA ADLER-KASSNER       
Writing Program
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3010


EDUCATION
Ph.D., University of Minnesota  (1995)
Mass Communication (Focus: Education/Literacy Practices)
Dissertation: Reading Progress: Public Literacy in Progressive Era History Textbooks, dir. Hazel Dicken-Garcia
M.A., University of Minnesota    (1991)
B.A., Macalester College    (1985)

TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS
University of California, Santa Barbara
Professor of Writing, Director of the Writing Program  2009-

Eastern Michigan University   
Professor of English 2008-2010
Associate Professor of English 2003-2008
Assistant Professor of English 2000-2003

Director of First-Year Writing, 2000-2010
Faculty Advisor/Director, University Writing Center 2007-2010
Director, Inside-Out Project 2001-2005
Grant-funded project coordinating outreach and collaboration with local secondary school district.

University of Michigan-Dearborn   
Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric 1997-2000
Writing Center Director 1997-2000
Director, Curriculum Revision Project   1999-2000

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

Associate Administrator and University Liaison, General College/Penumbra Theatre-Fund for Improvement in Post-Secondary Education Grant    1991-1994
Transition program for students at risk of not successfully completing post-secondary education. 

SCHOLARSHIP
(* indicates peer reviewed publication)

In Progress/Forthcoming
Adler-Kassner, Linda and Peggy O'Neill. Reframing Writing Assessment to Improve Teaching and Learning. Logan:Utah State University Press. Forthcoming, 2010. 

Adler-Kassner, Linda and Susanmarie Harrington. "Responsibility, Visibility, and Composition's Future in the 21st Century: Reframing “Accountability." Accepted for publication, College Composition and Communication special issue (60th anniversary publication).

Adler-Kassner, Linda. "Agency, Identities, and Action: Stories and the Writing Classroom." In Texts of Consequence, eds. Christopher Wilkey and Nicholas Mauriello. Under contract, Hampton Press.
 
Adler-Kassner, Linda and Susanmarie Harrington. "Basic Writing: Margins, Access, Standards." Accepted for inclusion in Kelly Ritter, ed. Defining Composition Studies: Research, Scholarship, and Inquiry for the 21st Century. Forthcoming, Utah State University Press.

Books
*Adler-Kassner, Linda. The Activist WPA: Changing Stories about Writing and Writers. Logan: Utah State UP, 2008.
Winner, Council of Writing Program Administrators 2008-2010 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.

Articles and Book Chapters
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. 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.   

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.  "'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.

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

*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.  "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.  "'Why Won’t You Just Read It?': Children, Comic Books, and Community in 1950s" America." Reader (Spring 1998): 83-97.

*Adler-Kassner, Linda.  "Ownership Revisited:  An Exploration in Progressive and Expressivist Composition" Scholarship." College Composition and Communication 49, 2 (May 1998): 208-233. 
   
Guest Editor, Reader. Special issue on reader response-based approaches to popular culture research. (Spring 1998).

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Tom Reynolds.  "Computers, Reading, and Basic Writers:  On-Line Strategies for Helping Students with Academic Texts."  Teaching English in the Two-Year College (October 1996):170-178.   

*Adler-Kassner, Linda and Terence Collins.  "Arts Internships as Transition Experiences for At-Risk Students."  Proceedings of the National Conference for Developmental Education (January 1996).

*Adler-Kassner, Linda.  "Reading Progress: Historians and Public Literacy in the Progressive Era." Paradigm 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 Conference Presentations
Reframing 'Accountability': Responsibility and 21st Century Writing Assessment - Presenter
Annual Meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication   
Louisville, KY    March 2010

Isness/Oughtness: Embracing Contraries and Taking Action - Respondent (and Panel Chair)
Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association
Philadelphia, PA    December 2009

Engaging Parents in Literacy Learning - Presenter
National Council of Teachers of English
Philadelphia, PA    November 2009

Reframing Writing Assessment - Presenter and Chair    March 2009
Conference on College Composition and Communication
San Francisco, CA

Reframing Writing Assessment: Accountability, Transparency, Consistency - Presenter and Chair
Annual Meeting of the Council of Writing Program Administrators    July 2008
Denver, CO

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 - Presenter and Chair
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! - Presenter and Chair
Featured presentation, National Council of Teachers of English      November 2007
New York, NY

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

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

Toward a National Conversation on Writing - Presenter and Chair   
Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference, Tempe, AZ    July 2007

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

Dynamic Criteria Mapping and Writing Assessment - Presenter
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, Chicago, IL    March 2006

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

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

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

Situating Reading in the Writing Classroom- Presenter and Chair    March 2005
Conference on College Composition and Communication,
San Francisco, CA

Multigenre Reading - Presenter and Chair    
Annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Indianapolis, IN    November 2004

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

Multigenre Teaching - Presenter     March 2004
Conference on College Composition and Communication,
San Antonio, TX

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

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

Collaboration and Consensus - Presenter and Chair
Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY    March 2003

Reaching Out from the Writing Program - Presenter and Chair
Annual conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators
Park City, UT    July 2002

Activist Writing Program Administration - Presenter and Chair
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 - Presenter
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Denver, CO    March 2001

Rethinking Basic Writing - Presenter
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 - Presenter
Annual conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, West Lafayette, IN    July 1999

Basic Writers on Basic Writers - Presenter and Chair   
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 – Presenter and Chair
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL    April 1998

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

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

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

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

Multiple Literacies: History Textbooks and Meaning" - Presenter                                March1995
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Washington, D.C.

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

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

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

Dynamic Criteria Mapping in Action – Presenter
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    March 1999
Conference on Basic Writing Pre-Conference Workshop   
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA

Consulting/Invited Presentations/Workshops
Responsibility and Visibility: Reframing Accountability in Assessment
Developing End-of-Year Celebrations for Writing Programs    January 2010
Invited workshops, Youngstown State University

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    February 2009
Baltimore, MD

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

Reaching Out Through Research Writing
Teaching Composition Listserv leader    March 2003

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

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

Class and Composition
Invited workshop, Center for Working Class Studies Conference, 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 (Attributed) Publications for Broader Audiences
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 Workshops
Eastern Michigan University
Writing Across the Curriculum Summer Workshop    2006, 2007, 2009, 2009, 2010
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
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

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Courses Taught - Eastern Michigan University
English 592 – Public Policy, Writing Instruction, and Public Writing
English 596 – Teaching Composition at the College Level
English 592/585 – Teaching Basic Writing at the College Level
English 121 – Composition II: Researching the Public Experience
English 328 – Writing, Style, and Technology
English 621 – Research Methods
(multiple sections of most courses)

Courses Taught - University of Michigan-Dearborn
Composition 099 – basic writing
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
Composition 106 – Composition II
Composition 220 – Honors Composition II
Liberal Studies 566 – Investigating Academic Literacy (course in M.A. in Liberal Studies program)
English 327 – Advanced Expository Writing

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

Graduate Advising

Director of 25 M.A. projects (Eastern Michigan University)
Member of 3 Ph.D. committees (Syracuse University, Wayne State University, University of California, Santa Barbara)

ACADEMIC SERVICE

Service to the Profession

President, Council of Writing Program Administrators    2009-2011
Vice President, Council of Writing Program Administrators    2007-2009
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                                2003-2004
Coordinator, WPA Network for Media Action                                              2004-2008
Member, WPA Plagiarism Task Force; collaborative co-author, “Defining and Avoiding
Plagiarism: The WPA Statement on Best Practices”                                             2002-2003                                   
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-
Stage one proposal reviewer, CCCC                     1994, 2003-2006, 2009, 2010
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 Memberships
Studies in Writing and Rhetoric series (Southern Illinois UP)
Journal of Basic Writing
Composition Studies
WPA Journal
In Review
Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Service-Learning, and Community Learning                                                                                                                  

Tenure case reviewer
Metropolitan State University
Beloit College
Arizona State University
University of Nebraska-Omaha
University of Minnesota

Manuscript reviewer
College Composition and Communication
College English
Journal of Advanced Composition
Journal of Basic Writing
Composition Studies
English Education
WPA Journal
St. Martin’s Press
National Council of Teachers of English Press
SUNY Press
Utah State University Press
W.W. Norton
Bedford St. Martins

University of California, Santa Barbara
Faculty Senate Council on Research and Instructional Practices
Educational Effectiveness in Undergraduate Programs Committee

Eastern Michigan University
University Service

Member, University Retention Council    2006-2009

Member, General Education Assessment Committee    2006-2010
Member, Undergraduate Advisory Board    2000-2008
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    2006-2009
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-
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    1997-2000           
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-
Member, 826 Michigan Board of Directors    2006-
Writing coach, Jewish Cultural Society of Ann Arbor    2000-
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