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April Anson, Graduate Employee
2015 Outstanding Composition Teacher from the UO Composition Program

 

 

Tina Boscha, Senior Instructor
2016 Outstanding Composition Teacher from the UO Composition Program
2017 Awardee, CAS Online Course Development Initiative for WR 320

 

 

Kara Clevinger, Career Instructor
2017 Presenter, “Amplifying the Accented Voice in College Composition,” CCCC (Portland, OR)
2017 Awardee, CAS Online Course Development Initiative for WR 121/122

 

Michael Copperman, Senior Instructor
2014 Faculty Excellence Award from the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence
One of Michael’s former students speaks about the value of his teaching in this video.

 

 

Gina Filo, Graduate Employee
2017 Equity and Inclusion in the Composition Classroom

 

 

Miriam Gershow, Senior Instructor, Associate Director of Composition
2017/2018 Oregon Humanities Center, Coleman and Guitteau Teaching Professorship in the Humanities
2017 Chair & Presenter, Required Reading: On Internally Produced Composition Textbooks, “The Successful Compromises of Textbook Production,” CCCC (Portland, OR)

Joe Griffin, Graduate Employee
2015 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UO Composition Program

 

 

Bethany Jacobs, Graduate Employee
2014 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UO Composition Program

 

 

Alison Lau Stephens, Career Instructor
2017 CCCC Scholars for the Dream Award, CCCC
2017 Presenter, “Recovering ‘Beauty’ and Agency in International Student Writing,” CCCC (Portland, OR)
2017 Roundtable Presenter, “Diversity in Discourse Communities: Shared Values for Inclusive First-Year Composition,” Second-Language Writers Standing Group Workshop, CCCC (Portland, OR)
2016 Equity and Inclusion in the Composition Classroom
2013 Dan Kimble First Year Teaching Award from the Graduate School and the Teaching Effectiveness Program

Nick Recktenwald, Career Instructor
2017 Awardee, CAS Online Course Development Initiative for WR 121/122

 

 

Celeste Reeb, Graduate Employee
2017 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UO Composition Program

 

 

Jeni Rinner, Graduate Employee
2014 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UO Composition Program

 

 

Stephen Rust, Career Instructor
2017 Presenter, “Resisting Extractivism in the Mulitilingual First-year Composition Classroom through Ecocomposition and Place-Based Writing,” CCCC (Portland OR)
2017 Nominee, Equity and Inclusion in the Composition Classroom

 

Emily Simnitt, Career Instructor
2017 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UO Composition Program

 

 

Rachel Tanner, Graduate Employee
2015 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UO Composition Program

 

 

Avinnash Tiwari, Career Instructor
2016 Excellence in Teacher Award from the UO Composition Program

 

 

Veronica Vold, Graduate Employee
2014 Outstanding Composition Teacher from the UO Composition Program


October 27: Symposium on Antiracist Writing Assessment

Please join UO’s Composition Program on Friday, October 27, for a Symposium on Antiracist Writing Assessment (https://arwa.uoregon.edu/).

This full day of events will bring together teachers of writing intensive courses, campus leaders in antiracism efforts, and other members of the UO community working toward curricular reform to consider different designs for inclusive writing assignments and learning environments.

The symposium features a writing assessment workshop led by Dr. Asao B. Inoue, whose award-winning social justice-focused work in Rhetoric and Composition engages the

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Welcome Emily Simnitt as Associate Director of Composition!

Multilingual writing specialist and composition instructor, Emily Simnitt, has recently been promoted to Associate Director of Composition.

Emily Simnitt now oversees program development for the Composition Department, ensuring that all our writing classes are more inclusive for students with a diverse array of educational and linguistic backgrounds. Emily has extensive experience teaching college writing, and she specializes in empowering ELL students in becoming successful academic writers. Emily’s research interests include digital rhetoric, multilingual writing spaces, and first

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