Dr. Terry Myers Zawacki

Terry Zawacki

Title: Associate professor in English

Dr. Terry Myers Zawacki directs the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Program and co-chairs the cross-university Writing Assessment Group charged with overseeing a state-mandated assessment of students’ writing competence across disciplines.  As an associate professor in English, she regularly teaches courses in writing ethnography, advanced writing for the social sciences, first year composition, and graduate courses in composition theory and the teaching of composition. She also developed and teaches the experiential course Peer Tutoring in Writing in the Disciplines. Her publications include Engaged Writers and Dynamic Disciplines: Research on the Academic Writing Life, co-authored with Chris Thaiss, along with articles on writing centers and writing fellows, writing in the disciplines (WID), alternative discourses, writing in learning communities, feminism and composition, and writing assessment. In addition to other editorial and consulting roles, Dr. Zawacki is on the Consultants Board of the International WAC Network.