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Pamela Flash, Director of Writing Across the Curriculum and Co-Director of the Center for Writing, directs the WEC Program offering undergraduate departments an intensive, faculty-driven approach for strengthening relevant writing and writing instruction within undergraduate curricula. Her research, publications, and presentations focus on writing pedagogy, composition theory, activity theory, discourse communities, and the use of qualitative research methods (particularly collaborative action research and ethnographic research) to enable pedagogic change on individual, departmental, and institutional levels.

Daniel Emery, Assistant Director of Writing Across the Curriculum, works closely with department faculty to develop and implement writing plans. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa and has been a curriculum leader (Oklahoma) and director of a Writing Center (Utah).

Matthew Luskey, Assistant Director of Writing Across the Curriculum, collaborates with faculty, graduate teaching assistants, and departments involved in the WEC process. He holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Oregon and has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in writing and rhetoric, literature, film, media aesthetics, Liberal Studies, and Education. He has directed National Writing Project sites at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Washington and edited several collections of writing.
Molly Bendzick, Administrative Coordinator for the WEC Program, manages the Program’s communications and data, and assists academic units engaged in the WEC process. She holds a master's degree in Higher Education Administration.

Jo Shoemaker, Research Assistant for the WEC program, collects and manages artifacts of writing from participating units throughout the university. She is a senior majoring in Linguistics and minoring in Computer Science.

Cohort 1
Scott Abernathy: Political Science
Will Durfee:
Mechanical Engineering

Cohort 2
Eric Watkins: Horticultural Science
Malinda Lindquist: History
Elizabeth Bye: Design, Housing, & Apparel

Cohort 3
Carol Flaten: Nursing
Arun Saldanha: Geography, Environment, & Society
Jaime Hanneken: Spanish & Portuguese Studies

Cohort 4
Margaret Werry: Theatre Arts & Dance
Leslie Schiff & Sarah Hobbie: College of Biological Sciences

Cohort 5
Yuichiro Onishi: African American & African Studies
George Biltz: Kinesiology

Cohort 6
Roy Cook: Philosophy
Lucy Fortson: Physics
William Goodman: Family Social Science
Peter Hilger: Construction Management
Daniela Sandler: Architecture

Cohort 7
Chris Ison: Journalism & Mass Communications
Phillip Barry: Computer Science & Engineering

Cohort 8
Josh Feinberg: Earth Sciences
TBD: Fisheries, Wildlife, & Conservation Biology
Donna Spannaus-Martin: Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Holly Littlefield & Kevin Upton: Carlson School of Management

Cohort 9
Kevin Smith: Agronomy & Plant Genetics
Jane Blocker & Jennifer Marshall: Art History
Lisa Miller: Industrial & Systems Engineering
Teresa Gowan: Sociology

Cohort 10
Metin Cakir: Applied Economics
Mihai Marasteanu: Civil Engineering
Renee Rosen: Food Science & Nutrition
Cheryl Olman: Psychology

Linda Jones & Ross VeLure Roholt: Youth Studies (School of Social Work)

Cohort 11
Ascan Koerner: Communication Studies
Will Pomerantz: Chemistry
Kristen Nelson; Environmental Sciences, Policy, & Management
Angela Woosley; Mortuary Science
Orkideh Mohajeri; Organizational Leadership, Policy, & Development

Cohort 12
Kieran McNulty: Anthropology
Miranda Drake: Dental Hygiene
David Orser: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Simran Sahi: Economics

Robin Brown (Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature), William Durfee (Mechanical Engineering), Emily Hoover (Horticulture), Alon McCormick (Chemical Engineering), Claudia Neuhauser (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior), Martin Sampson (Political Science), Art Walzer (Rhetoric/Writing Studies), Barbara Welke (History)

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