Faculty News

Spring Update 2014

Lee Brooks published poems this year in The Bear River Review, Lawyer Poets, Parody, That World We Call Law: An Anthology of Poems about the Practice of Law, and Third Wednesday. Lee also taught in Ann Arbor’s summer bridge program and scored advanced placement examination essays in Louisville, KY.

Tom Cobb chaired the Enrollment Management & Student Life Advisory Committee (which includes the campus Scholarship Committee) during academic year 2013-2014.

Jill Darling published poems in Split Lip, Horse Less Review, Rampike, and Two Serious Ladies and collaboratively published a chapbook called At the Intersection of 3 (Dancing Girl Press).

William DeGenaro published  “Where Did All the White Girls Come From:  Difference and Critical Empathy In and Out of the Service Learning Classroom”ť in the peer-refereed journal Open Words: Access and English Studies and presented research at the Writing Research Across Borders (February 2014) and CCCC (March 2014) conferences.

Thom Foy served as dramaturge and performed a dramatic reading of Tolkien’s The Fall of Arthur at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 2014). Thom also scored advanced placement examination essays in Louisville, KY.

Marjorie Lynn scored advanced placement examination essays in Louisville, KY.

Mike MacDonald was principal investigator on a writing program team that received a $3,000 campus grant (Advancement of Teaching and Learning Funds) to support ongoing assessment of Comp 099. Mike also presented teacher-research at CCCC (March 2014).

Liz Rohan published “Getting By: A History Lesson about the College Extracurriculum from a Member of the ‘Lost Generation’” in Composition Forum and “Writing about Boys: Using the Feminist Method of Strategic Contemplation to Write about Male Subjects” in Peitho. Liz also presented research at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs (October 2013) and the Writing Research across Borders Conference (February 2014).

Grace Stewart scored advanced placement examination essays in Louisville, KY.

Kristi Stewart received both UM-Dearborn Graduate Student Research and Lecturer Professional Development grants to support her dissertation research in South Africa.

Margaret Willard-Traub presented research at the Writing Research across Borders Conference (February 2014) in Paris.