EDUCATION

Ph.D. English, Temple University

M.A. English, Temple University

B.A. English, The College of St. Elizabeth, New Jersey

BOOKS

Internationalizing the Writing Center: Developing a Multilingual Writing Center (under advance contract with Parlor Press).

One-Smoke Stories by Mary Austin, with a critical introduction by Noreen Groover Lape (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2003).

West of the Border: The Multicultural Literature of the Western American Frontiers (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2000).  Winner of a Choice Award for Outstanding Academic Book, 2002.

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

From English-Centric to Multilingual: The Norman M. Eberly Multilingual Writing Center at Dickinson College.” Composition Forum, 41 (2019).  

"Transfer and the Transformation of Writing Pedagogies in a Mathematics Course" (with Sarah Bryant and Jennifer Schaefer). WAC Journal, 25 (2014).

"Going Global, Becoming Translingual: The Development of a Multilingual Writing Center," Writing Lab Newsletter, 38.4 (2013).

"The Worth of the Writing Center: Numbers, Value, Culture, and the Rhetoric of Budget Proposals," Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, 10.1 (2012).

“The Healing Power of Revision in Therapeutic Writing,” (with Kristin Taylor)  Wellness and Writing Connections, ed. John Evans (Washington: Idyll Arbor Press, 2009).

“Giving Voice to Tutors’ Really Useful Knowledge: A New Plan for Writing Center Podcasts.” Writing Lab Newsletter, 34.2 (2009).  Nominated for the IWCA 2009 Best Article Award.

"Training Tutors in Emotional Intelligence: Toward a Pedagogy of Empathy," Writing Lab Newsletter, 33.2 (2008).

“Trickster at Our Table: The Columbus State University Writing Center,” Southern Discourse 11.2 (2008).

The Frontier Origins of North American Realism: A Transnational Approach to Caroline Kirkland and Susanna Moodie,” Western American Literature 42.4 (2008).

“The Politics of Representation in Asian American Literary Criticism,” College Literature 29.4 (2002).

“’I would rather be with my people, but not to live with them as they live’: Cultural Liminality and Double Consciousness in Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins's Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims,” The American Indian Quarterly 22.3 (1998).

’There was a part for her in the Indian life’: Mary Austin, Regionalism, and the Problems of Appropriation,” Breaking Boundaries: New Perspectives on Women's Regional Writing, eds. Sherrie A. Inness and Diana Royer (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1997).

Review of Jose David Saldivar's The Dialectics of Our America: Genealogy, Cultural Critique, and Literary History, Journal of Modern Literature,1996.

“Eliza Lynn Linton” in Prose by Victorian Women: An Anthology, eds. Andrea Broomfield and Sally Mitchell (New York: Garland Publishing,1995). 

RECENT CONFERENCE PAPERS

“Update on IWCA Research Grant-Supported Project: Internationalizing the Writing Center,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Pennsylvania 2019.

“Internationalizing the Writing Center Roundtable Discussion,” International Writing Center Association, Georgia, 2018

“Making Sense of Contradictory Data in Mixed-Method Program Assessment,” Small Liberal Arts College-Writing Program Administrators, Conference, Pennsylvania, 2017.

“Developing a Multilingual Writing Center: Interviews with Holistic Tutors,” International Writing Center Association Conference, Pennsylvania, 2015.

“Developing a Multilingual Writing Center,” International Writing Center Association Conference, Florida, 2014.

“Reimagining Assessment through Professional Development in Teaching and Learning,” Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning Assessment, Drexel University, Pennsylvania, 2014.

"Going Global, Becoming Translingual: The Development of a Multilingual Writing Center," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Nevada, 2013.

"The Development of a Multilingual Writing Center: Negotiating Theory and Practice," Mid-Atlantic Writing Center Association, Pennsylvania, 2012.

"Going International: The Development of a Multilingual Writing Center," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Missouri, 2012.

"From College-Bound to Colonels: Training Tutors for Writing Center Outreach,” (co-presenter Emma Rodwin), National Conference of Peer Tutors in Writing, Florida, 2011.

“Serving as an External Reviewer,” Small Liberal Arts College-Writing Program Administrators Conference, Ohio, 2011.

“Circumnavigating the Globe: The Development of a Multilingual Writing Center at Dickinson College,” International Writing Center Association Conference, Maryland, 2010.

“Training Counselors to Use Writing as an Intervention in Therapy,” (with Ric Long) Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Indiana, 2010.

"Tutors as Transformative Leaders: The New Genre of Tutor- Centered Podcasts,” National Conference of Peer Tutors in Writing, Massachusetts, 2009.

“Training Counselors to Use Writing as an Intervention in Therapy,” (with Ric Long) Wellness and Writing Connections Conference, Georgia, 2009.

“Building Emotional Intelligence in Tutors: Empathy, Vulnerability, and Deep Listening,” International Writing Center Association/National Conference on Peer Tutoring n Writing, Nevada, 2008.

“Wit by Margaret Edson: A Viewing and Discussion,” Wellness and Writing Connections Conference, Georgia, 2008

“Reciprocity in the Writing Center: Undergraduate Peer Tutors as Transformative Learners,” Southeastern Writing Center Association, Georgia, 2008

“Speaking the Silences in Me: Constructing Literacy and Teaching Narratives” (co-written with Kristin Taylor), Western Literature Association, Washington, 2007

“Service Learning and the Work of Peer Writing Consultants,” Southeastern Writing Center Association, Tennessee, 2007 

FACULTY AND TUTOR DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

In my faculty development work, I have facilitated the following workshops:

Adapting the Writing Program Rubric to Your Classes

Creating Effective Writing Assignments

Creating Effective Writing Assignments for Foreign Language Courses                   

First-Year Writers and Writing Pedagogy: A Workshop for New Faculty                                             

How Learning Works: A Summer Study Group on Learning and Assessment

Prompting Writer Re-vision

Responding to Student Writing 

Sequencing Writing Assignments      

Teaching the First-Year Seminar 

Teaching the Writing in the Discipline

When Writing Prompts Lead to Paralysis: A Conversation with Writing Center Tutors                      

The Writing Program Assessment Model: A Workshop for Division III Faculty                                                                                                                                                           

PROFESSIONAL OUTREACH

Consultant, Akita International University-Japan

Workshop Facilitator, The College of New Jersey

Writing Program Consultant, Franklin & Marshall College

Workshop Facilitator, Messiah College

External Reviewer, Lebanon Valley College

External Reviewer, Juniata College

INVITED TALKS

"Building a Bridge from High School Writing to First-year Writing to Writing in the Major," Messiah College, Pennsylvania 2019.

“Writing Associates and the Question of Authority,” DePauw University, Indiana, 2019

“Working with Writers: Learning Principles and Best Practices,” Central Pennsylvania Consortium New Faculty Colloquium, 2019

“Supporting Multilingual Writing Communities at Liberal Arts Colleges,” DePauw University, Indiana, 2018

“First-Year Seminar Habits of Mind: Writing, Reading and Information Literacy,” Faculty Retreat, Akita International University, Akita, Japan, 2017 

“Second Language Writers, the Problem with Google Translate, and the Importance of Composing,” The Penn State University Learning Center Director’s Retreat,” Pennsylvania, 2017

“Martinson Award Acceptance Speech,” Small Liberal Arts College-Writing Program Administrators Conference, Tennessee, 2016

EDITORIAL REVIEW WORK

Southern Discourse in the Center

Writing Center Journal

Western American Literature

Writing Lab Newsletter

College Literature

Ohio University Press

AWARDS AND GRANTS

Conference on College Composition and Communication Writing Program Certificate of Excellence, 2018

International Writing Center Association Research Grant, 2017

Martinson Award of Excellence in Writing Program Administration, SLAC-WPA, 2016

Certificate of Appreciation, U.S. Army, 2011

Outstanding Academic Book, Choice Award for West of the Border: The Multicultural Literature of the Western American Frontiers, 2002.