This journal is intended to provide a scholarly forum for the presentation of quality research and writing of students, faculty, and alumni from IUP about composition, Applied Linguistics, and the combination of composition and Applied Linguistics.

Working Papers in Composition and TESOL (WPC&T) solicits research that celebrates the interests, innovation, and creativity that characterize our program. WPC&T will showcase the highest quality work to be found within our academic community, and it will provide the opportunity for researchers and writers to receive valuable feedback and advice.

Working Papers in Composition and TESOL is a publication of the Ph.D. in English Composition and Applied Linguistics program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.