- PhD English (Rhetoric/Composition) Bowling Green State University, Ohio
MA Journalism, University of Missouri School of Journalism, BA University of Michigan
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. 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.