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Department of Writing Studies

Department of Writing Studies

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  • Laura Pigozzi Final Oral Exam in RSTC

    Laura Pigozzi successfully defended her dissertation, "Exploring the Gap Between a Morally Valid and a Legally Adequate Consent: Investigating Latino understanding of an informed consent conference." Congrats Dr. Pigozzi!


    June 2nd, 2015
  • Brian Larson Final Oral Exam in RSTC

    Brian Larson, defended his Ph.D. dissertation, "Gender/Genre: Gender Differences in Disciplinary Communication" in Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication. He has accepted a position as assistant professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communications at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Congratulations Dr. Larson!

    June 1st, 2015
  • Antonijević Wins Best Article of the Year Award

    Congrats to Smiljana Antonijević, RSTC alumna (2008), whose article "Personal Library Curation: An Ethnographic Study of Scholars' Information Practices" received the Best Article of the Year Award by Portal: Libraries and the Academy from John Hopkins University Press!

    May 26th, 2015
  • Sarah Puett Wins Teaching Excellence Award

    Congrats to Sarah Puett, winner of a Teaching Excellence Award. This award is intended to recognize Writing Studies graduate students for excellence in teaching in the Writing Studies Department. The DGS solicits nominations each spring. One or two awards of $500 are made to the nominee(s) who, in the judgment of the selection committee, best meets the criteria of excellence.

    May 13th, 2015

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