Writing Program and Writing Center Administration
Rhetorical Genre Theory
First-Year Writing
Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines
Victorian Literature and Culture
Writing Assessment


BA, English Literature, Amherst College, 1993
MA, English and Women’s Studies, Brandeis University, 1996
PhD, English and American Literature, Brandeis University, 2000



Selected Articles
  • “Anxious Uptakes: Nineteenth-Century Advice Literature as a Rhetorical Genre.” College English (Nov. 2015): 139-161.
  • “Motherly Concern.” Extending Families. Spec. issue of Victorian Review 39.2 (Fall, 2013): 32-35.
  • What Difference Do Writing Fellows Make?” With Pamela Bromley. WAC Journal 22 (2011): 41-63.
  • “Consortia as Sites of Inquiry: Steps Toward a National Portrait of Writing Program Administration.”  With Jill Gladstein and Lisa Lebduska.  Lead article, WPA: Writing Program Administration 32.3 (2009): 13-36.
  • “Traction: Transferring Analysis Across the Curriculum.”  Lead article, “From the Classroom.”  Pedagogy 9.1 (2009): 121-133.
  • “Toxic Maternity in The Daisy Chain: Infant-Doping at Mid-Century.”  Other Mothers: Beyond the Maternal Ideal.  Ed. Claudia Klaver and Ellen Rosenman.  Ohio State University Press, 2008.  125-144.
  • “Pemberley vs. the Purple Jar: Prudence, Pleasure, and Narrative Strategy.”  Women’s Writing 11.3 (2004): 439-61.
  • “Intimacy’s Empire: Children, Servants, and Missionaries in Mary Martha Sherwood’s ‘Little Henry and his Bearer’ (1814).”  Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 26.2 (2001): 84-95.
  • “Instructive Sufficiency: Re-Reading the Governess through Agnes Grey.”  Victorian Literature and Culture 29.1 (2001): 85-108.

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