Associate Director, Writing Center
Department of Literature
Janet Gebhart Auten has taught the graduate seminar in Teaching Composition and has directed the Writing Center since 2000. She holds a PhD in Rhetoric/ Composition and American Lit. from Bowling Green State University and an MA from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She is Associate Editor of an international peer-reviewed journal, The Writing Lab Newsletter. Professor Auten taught in the College Writing Program for nine years and won a CAS teaching award. Her published articles concern teaching pedagogy, teachers’ response to student writing. writing center pedagogy, and 19th-century American women's writing.
PhD English (Rhetoric/Composition) Bowling Green State University, Ohio MA Journalism, University of Missouri School of Journalism, BA University of Michigan