Director of the Global Communication Center, Teaching Professor of English
BioMy research focuses on pedagogy, asking how we can teach students to be better communicators in a range of academic, professional, and technical contexts. My current research project is on gender and communication in engineering, focusing on teaching women effective strategies for resolving difficult interpersonal situations in a masculine environment.
EducationPh.D., English, The University of Texas at Austin, May 2001
Dissertation: Pedagogical Uses of Annotations and Annotation Technologies
Committee: Davida Charney (Chair), Lester Faigley, Linda Ferreira-Buckley,
John Ruszkiewicz, Diane Schallert, M. A. Syverson
M.A., English, The University of Texas at Austin, May 1997
B.A., English, The University of Maryland at College Park, May 1991, Cum Laude