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Staff and Consultants at the Center for Writing & Rhetoric are active members of the research community. From book chapters and publications to panels and poster presentations, our staff has produced extensive research on various topics in writing studies, writing center studies, and more.

Book Chapters

Marcus Weakley and Mark Pedretti, “When a Peer is not a Peer? Negotiating Authority and Expertise in Graduate Student Writing Consultations,” in Re-defining Roles: The Professional, Faculty, and Graduate Consultant’s Guide to Writing Centers, eds. Megan Jewell and Joseph Cheatle (Utah State University Press, 2019).

Greer Murphy, Marcus Weakley, Troy Mikanovich, and Mark Pedretti, “From Writing Center to Writing Program? Transdisciplinarity as a Means to Institutional Credibility and Support,” in At the Center of Change, eds. Joe Essid and Brian J. McTague (Routledge, 2019).

Panel and Poster Presentations

Mark Pedretti and Marcus Weakley, “Asynchronous Tutoring: Insights from the Data,” International Writing Centers Association Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2018.

Troy Mikanovich, “Untapped Potentials in Asynchronous Tutoring,” International Writing Centers Association Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2018.

Troy Mikanovich, “Mentoring for Resilience: Cultivating Wily WPA Identities,” Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Sacramento, California, July 2018.

Greer Murphy, Troy Mikanovich, and Brittany Merson, “From Writing Center to Writing Program? English for Academic Purposes, Transdisciplinarity, and Institutional Credibility,” Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Sacramento, California, July 2018.

Troy Mikanovich, “Assignments in Graduate Research: Demonstrating Proficiency without Context,” Consortium for Graduate Communication Summer Institute, Monterey, California, June 2017.

Marcus Weakley, “Assignment Design: Fostering Critical Thinking Skills in International Graduate Writers,” Consortium on Graduate Communication Summer Institute, Monterey, California, June 2017.