Joe Moxley is Publisher and Executive Editor for Writing Commons. A professor of English and director of the First-Year Composition Program at the University of South Florida, Joe teaches graduate courses on research methods in writing studies, rhetoric and technology, scholarly publishing, and composition pedagogy. Joe is Founder of My Reviewers, which seeks to improve students’ writing, critical thinking, and collaborative competencies (more).
Quentin Vieregge is an Assistant Professor of English at UW-Barron County. He teaches courses in First Year Composition, Business Communication, Film, and Religious Literature, and he directs writing tutors at the Campus Learning Center. His research interests include Collaborative Writing Through Commons-Based Peer Production, the Rhetoric of Online Christian Communities, and Distance Education.
Chief Technology Officer
Shelley Hayes is a doctoral candidate in Instructional Technology at the University of South Florida. Her research interests are informal learning, assessment of writing, and games in learning environments. Shelley previously served as CTO of Writing Commons from 2010-2012.
Senior Editor of Technical Communication
Daniel Richards is an Assistant Professor of English at Old Dominion University, specializing in Technical Communication. His research interests include the Rhetoric of Risk and Disaster, Posthumanist Theory, and American Pragmatism. Dr. Richards is also the Writing Commons editor of Professional and Technical Writing.
Mitchell Ray James
Assistant Creative Writing Editor of Writing Commons
Doctoral candidate (ABD) in the Composition and TESOL program
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Mitch James was born and raised in Central Illinois, where he received a BA in English with a minor in Creative Writing from Eastern Illinois University. He received a Masters in Literature from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has had fiction and poetry published in Decomp, Underground Voices, Kill Author Digital Americana and Blue Earth Review among others. Mitch is a doctoral candidate (ABD) in the Composition and TESOL program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he's both an instructor in the English Department and Assistant Coordinator of the English Writing Portfolio Placement Program.
Mitch's latest scholarly article, "Tragedy, Plot, Fiction: A Study of Sameness and How You May Have Been Duped," was recently published in New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing.
Web Design and Advertisements
Jason Tham is a PhD student in Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. His research interests are digital pedagogy, new media composing, online education and distance learning.
Kyle Larson is a masters student in Rhetoric and Composition at Miami University (Ohio). His research interests include digital rhetoric, interface design theory, composition theory, feminist thought, and critical pedagogy.
Alaina Tackitt is a doctoral student in Rhetoric and Composition at USF with interests in Classics, Cultural Studies, Rhetorical Theory, and Feminist Thought.
Ilene graduated from University of Michigan with a Masters in Library Science in 1974. She held a position as Reference Librarian at University of South Florida from 1974 - 2009. Her main assignments were in Reference, Instruction, and Collection Development. She has maintained an interest in the use of technology for teaching and learning. She has been teaching online courses as an adjunct for UMUC since 2001. She is also Director of Library Services for University of the People, a tuition-free, global, online university.
Assistant Editor, Technical Writing
Cassandra Branham received her Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of South Florida and is pursuing a PhD in Texts and Technologies at the University of Central Florida.