Sandra Jamieson  Screenshot 2016-08-15 21.51.10

Professor of English and Director of Writing Across the Curriculum. Formerly Director of Composition at Drew, Dr. Jamieson has also served as chair of the English Department.  She earned her doctorate at Binghamton University in 1991. As Director of Writing Across the Curriculum she works with faculty as they develop and teach Writing Intensive and Writing in the Major courses and trains and supervises Van Houten and Drew Seminar Course Embedded Writing Fellows. She teaches a variety of Writing Studies courses in the College and Graduate School, and is the 2004 recipient of the Will Herberg Distinguished Professor Award.

Her research spans the field of Writing Studies, including Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC), authorship studies, writing theory and pedagogy, the emerging writing major, and information literacy and research methods. She is a Citation Project principal researcher (a multi-site quantitative and qualitative study of student source-use practices), and is currently working on a book drawing on that research, Struggling with Sources (with Rebecca Moore Howard, Parlor Press, 2017). Sandra has two co-edited collections forthcoming, Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines (2016), and Points of Departure: Rethinking Student Source Use and Writing Studies Research Methods (2017). Previous publications include Coming of Age: The Advanced Undergraduate Writing Curriculum (CWPA Best Book of 2000-2001), and The Bedford Guide to Teaching Writing in the Disciplines.  (See her website and cv for more information).


Liz KimballScreenshot 2016-08-15 21.53.18

Assistant Professor of English and Director of College Writing.  Dr. Kimball earned her doctorate at Temple University in 2010, specializing in writing and rhetoric. As Director of College Writing, she oversees the Drew Seminar and other aspects of the first-year writing program.  She also teaches courses in public and academic writing, archival research, linguistics, and community literacy.

Her research focuses on language and learning in communities, past and present. Liz has published in journals including Rhetoric Review, Composition Studies, and Community Literacy Journal.  She is currently at work on a book entitled Translingual Inheritance: Language Diversity in Early National Philadelphia. (See her website and cv for more information).