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Allie Johnston

Teaching Associate

Biography

Allie Johnston is a doctoral student in Rhetoric, Writing, and Linguistics with specific research interests in writing center studies, first-year composition, and multi-modality


Education

  • M.A. in Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies, The University of Alabama, 2017 
  • B.A. in English-Writing from Lipscomb University, 2015

Publications

  • Co-written with Tom Polk and Alissa Russell. "Opportunity/Exploitation." Symposium on the State of Graduate of Graduate Study in Rhetoric and Composition. XChanges: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Writing Across the Curriculum, vol. 14, no. 2, May 2020.

  • Co-written with Alisa Russell, Jake Chase, and Justin Nicholes. "The Writing Across the Curriculum Graduate Organization: Where We've Been, Where We Are, and Where We're Going." Diverse Approaches to Teaching, Learning,T and Writing Across the Curriculum: IWAC at 25. The WAC Clearinghouse, April 2020. 

  • Book Review: The Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing: Scholarship and Applications. Teaching English in the Two-Year College. (Dec. 2018).
  • Russell, Alisa, Jake Chase, Justin Nicholes, and Allie Sockwell. “The Writing Across the Curriculum Graduate Organization: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Going.” International Writing Across the Curriculum 2018 Edited Collection. [forthcoming]

Associations & Organizations

  • Association for Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Across the Curriculum Graduate Organization Committee Chair, Nov. 2018-present.
  • Writing Across the Curriculum Graduate Organization: Coordinator Position, Aug. 2017 to May 2018. Chair, Aug. 2018-present.

  • Writing Program Administration Graduate Organization member. Feb. 2018 to present.

  • International Writing Center Association Student Member Aug. 2017-present.

  • Southeastern Writing Center Association Student Member Feb. 2016-present.

  • University of Alabama Assistant Writing Center Director, Aug. 2016-May 2017.

  • Lipscomb University Writing Studio Student Administrator, Jan. 2014-May 2015.


Conference Presentations

  • Conference on College Composition and Communication, “Tracing Transfer: Reports of Transfer in Multimodal, Multilingual, and Writing Center Contexts.” Milwaukee, WI, March 2020 (Cancelled).

  • Conference on College Composition and Communication, "Investigating Student Dispositions: Results from an Ongoing Writing Program Research Initiative at the University of Tennessee,"  Pittsburgh, PA, March 2019.
  • Conference on Writing Program Administration, "Mission (Im)Possible: The Rhetoric of Mission Statements in University Writing Programs, Baltimore, MD. July 2019.
  • International Writing Center Association, “Understanding Students’ Approaches to Writing Support.” Columbus, OH. October 2019.
  • International Writing Center Association, “Space and Spying: Interrogating the Rhetorical Choices of Writing Center Spaces in Cracking Cases,” Chicago, IL. Nov. 2017.
  • National Conference on Peer Tutoring and Writing, “Don’t Forget About ME! Meeting the Needs of Marginalized Students in the Writing Center,” Tacoma, WA. Nov. 2016.
  • Southeastern Writing Center Association, “Inclusivity in the Writing Center,” Columbus, GA. 2016.

  • Southeastern Writing Center Association,  “Role of Student Administrators,” Nashville, TN.  2015.

  • Lipscomb University Student Scholars Symposium, award for academic paper  “History of the English Language," 2014.

  • Alpha Chi National Conference, “The Summer We Grew Up” (Creative Nonfiction) St. Louis, MO. 2014.

Contact Information

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