Lara Hauer is currently working on her PhD in Composition and TESOL at IUP. She worked
at the IUP-Punxsutawney Writing Center as a writing mentor for two years. She currently
teaches in the Education Department at Point Park University and has been
editing dissertations on a freelance basis since 2016. She has also taught adult
English as a Second Language, as well as high school English, French, and journalism. Her
research interests include translingualism, code-meshing, sociolinguistics, and
Before coming to the MA TESOL program at IUP, Stephanie earned her BA
of Professional Writing from University of Detroit Mercy in Michigan,
where she also served as a writing center tutor and an
editor/contributor for a publication that featured student art and
writing. She has roughly three years of writing center experience, as
well as a smattering of freelance editing jobs under her belt. In
addition, Stephanie has taught writing and reading in courses at the
ALI and at the Indiana Jail. Her research is focused on learning transfer
and composition studies.
Justin has taught composition in the U.S. and overseas since 2003. He
has served or is currently serving on editorial boards of literary
presses, literary magazines, and educational publishing houses. In
to being a writer who’s published two novels and several short stories
of literary fiction, he is carrying out research into engaging writing
activities and experiences in first-year composition.
James has taught composition, literature, and creative writing at
Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, for several years before
starting the doctoral program in Composition and TESOL at IUP. In
addition, as the current assistant director of the Kathleen Jones
White Writing Center, James mentors various tutors, oversees workshops
provided by the center, and provides back-up tutoring support.
The Kathleen Jones White Writing Center provides tutoring services, workshops, and writing resources.
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