Associate Professor of English; Director, Northeastern Writing Programs
Tues. & Fri., 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Thurs. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
- ENGW 3315 Interdisciplinary Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
Resume / CV
Neal Lerner is an associate professor of English and director of the Writing Program at Northeastern. He has published on the history, theory, administration, and practice of teaching writing in classrooms, laboratories, and writing centers, and is a five-time recipient of the IWCA Outstanding Scholarship Award. His book The Idea of a Writing Laboratory won the 2011 NCTE David H. Russell Award for Distinguished Research in the Teaching of English. His is also the co-author with Mya Poe and Jennifer Craig of Learning to Communicate as a Scientist and Engineer: Case Studies from MIT, winner of the 2012 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award, and co-author with Paula Gillespie of The Longman Guide to Peer Tutoring, 2nd ed. With Beth Boquet, he was co-editor of Writing Center Journal from 2002-2008. His current project, with Michele Eodice and Anne Ellen Geller, is a cross-institutional study of undergraduates’ most meaningful writing projects (http://meaningfulwritingproject.net).
- The Idea of a Writing Laboratory (Southern Illinois U P, 2009)
- Learning to Communicate in Science and Engineering: Case Studies from MIT (with Mya Poe & Jennifer Craig, MIT Press, 2010)
- The Longman Guide to Peer Tutoring (with Paula Gillespie, Longman, 2007)
- “After ‘The Idea of a Writing Center.’” (with Elizabeth Boquet, College English, 2008)
- “Rejecting the Remedial Brand: The Rise and Fall of the Dartmouth Writing Clinic.” (College Composition and Communication, 2007)
- “Laboratory Lessons for Writing and Science.” (Written Communication, 2007)
- “Drawing to Learn Science: Legacies of Agassiz.” (Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2007)