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Profile: Anne Ruggles Gere

Title: Professor/Director Prg in Engl&Edu/Chair Sweetland
Degree:
Ph.D., Michigan  1974
Arthur F Thurnau Professor, Gertrude Buck Collegiate Professor
Gere

Contact Info

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3054 NQ/2018 SAB

Phone:

936-3144 / 647-2529

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email:

argere@umich.edu

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

Composition theory; writing across the curriculum; gender and literacy; pedagogy

Secondary Interests

The education of women; cultural studies

Publications

Renovating Rhetoric in Christian Tradition (University of Pittsburgh, 2014); Text Complexty: Supporting  Student Readers (NCTE, 2013); Taking Initiative on Writing (NCTE, 2010); Writing on Demand (Heineman, 2005); Intimate Practices: Literacy and Cultural Work in Women’s Clubs 1880-1920 (University of Illinois, 1997); Into the Field: Sites of Composition Studies (MLA, 1993); Language and Reflection: An Integrated Approach to Teaching English (Macmillan, 1992); The Active Reader: Composing in Reading and Writing (Holt, 1990); Writing Groups: History, Theory and Implications (Southern Illinois University Press, 1987); Roots in the Sawdust: Writing to Learn across the Disciplines (National Council of Teachers of English, 1985);  many articles.
  • Taking Initiative on Writing: A Guide for Instructional Leaders

Additional Info

A former president of NCTE and a former chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Gere is currently serving as 2nd Vice President of the Modern Language Association and will assume the presidency in 2018.

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