Neal Lerner


Director of Writing in the Disciplines and Associate Professor, Ed.D. Boston University

Research areas and interests

Composition and rhetoric, writing across the curriculum, writing centers, literacy, writing research methodologies

Selected Publications

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)