A free, comprehensive, peer-reviewed, award-winning Open Text for students and faculty in college-level courses that require writing and research.

Writing Commons aspires to be a collaborative project. Since 2010, numerous people have helped us develop Writing Commons.

2014

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 Alston Chapman
Chief Technology Officer 
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Alston Chapman became the Chief Technology Officer for Writing Commons in September, 2013. After learning about writingcommons.org through a Google+ group, he recognized an opportunity to contribute to the broader academic community and to provide a free service to students and others wishing to improve their literary and communicative skills. He has been responsible for the redesign and migration of the site to its current location. Alston is originally from Georgia and attended the University of Georgia, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate from the Terry College of Business. In addition to the Writing Commons project, he runs Visualeight, his web development and design business in Los Angeles, CA

 

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Kristen Gay 
Co-editor of My Campus

Kristen Gay received her Master of Arts degree from the University of South Florida in Rhetoric and Composition. She is now a PhD student at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. Her research interests include medical rhetorics, rhetorics of diagnosis, and feminist theory.

 

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Senior Editor of Creative Writing  
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Dianne Donnelly is the Associate Director of the Composition Program at the University of South Florida. In addition to her interests in Rhetoric & Composition and Writing Program Administration, she is a creative writer and craft critic who addresses the Theory and Pedagogy of Creative Writing. She is the editor of the popular collection Does the Writing Workshop Still Work? (Multilingual Matters, 2010), author of The Emergence of Creative Writing Studies as an Academic Discipline (Multilingual Matters, 2011) and co-editor with Graeme Harper of Key Issues in Creative Writing (Multilingual Matters, 2012). 

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Editor-in-Chief of My Campus 

Kate Pantelides teaches in the Written Communication program at Eastern Michigan University and is the incoming Associate Director of the First Year Writing Program. Her work addresses Writing Program Administration, Graduate Writing Practices, and Genre Studies. Most recently, her work has appeared in College Communication and CompositionComposition Studies, and Computers and Composition: An International Journal

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 Assistant Editor  

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Sundus Alsharif graduated from the University of South Florida in 2013, where she studied English with a focus in Professional Writing, Rhetoric, and Technology. Her hobbies include learning about new software, writing poetry and fiction.

 

 

 

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Katelin Kaiser 
Web Editor and Manager 
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Katelin Kaiser graduated with her Master's in Bioethics and Medical Humanities from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Her interests include Clinical Trials, Illness Narratives in Oncology Settings, and Knowledge Production. Katelin has been working on Writing Commons for the past five years.

   

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Karen Langbehn
Social Pedagogy Editor 
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Karen Langbehn is a doctoral student in English, with a concentration in Rhetoric and Composition. She's most interested in the rhetoric of science, science policy, and technology, as well as the public understanding of science and technology, and new media composing.

 

 

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Jeremy Capelotti 
Technology Consultant 
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Jeremy Capelotti is a second year master’s student in English literature at USF. His research interests include modernism, postmodernism, and the application of established psychological theories to forms of social criticism.

 

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Jack Hennes
Web Assistant
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Jack Hennes is a master’s student in rhetoric and writing at St. Cloud State University. His research interests include computers and composition, technology studies, and composition theory.

   
 


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Jennifer Janechek

Associate Editor

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Jennifer Yirinec received her Master of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of South Florida and is currently in the PhD program for English Literature at the University of Iowa. Her research interests include Victorian Literature, Adaptations, and Composition Studies.