Participants

Chris Gallagher is Professor of English and Writing Program Director at Northeastern University, where he teaches courses in writing, rhetoric, and teaching.  He is author of three books and numerous articles.  His most recent work focuses on postsecondary writing assessment.

Joshua Benson is a part-time instructor at Northeastern. He teaches first-year writing and writing-in-the-disciplines.

Kara Mae Brown is an English Lecturer at Northeastern University, where she teaches College English and Advanced Writing in the Disciplines. She is also a writing instructor at higher education institutions around Boston. Her creative nonfiction has been published in various journals across the web.

Laurie Edwards is a full-time lecturer at Northeastern University, where she teaches Advanced Writing for health sciences and arts and sciences students. She is also a professional writer, editor, and consultant and her second nonfiction book, a social history of modern chronic disease, will be published in 2010 by Walker/Bloomsbury USA.

Kimberly Freeman is a Post-Doctoral Teaching Associate at Northeastern University, where she teaches first-year writing and writing-in-the-disciplines. She is the author of one book on American literature, a co-author of a handbook on writing in the animal sciences, and various articles and fiction. Her current interests are on e-portfolios and sustainability and multi-modal composition.

Matt Noonan has been teaching writing at NU since 1991.

Jennifer Sopchockchai is a PhD candidate in the English Department at Northeastern University. With a dissertation on late Victorian popular fiction in progress, she specializes in 19th and 20th century British literature and film. As a TA for the Writing Program, she teaches first-year writing as well as advanced writing in the disciplines for the technical professions, the humanities, and the health sciences.