Christine Modey

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Peer Writing Consultant Program Director | Lecturer

Office Location(s): 1325 North Quad
Phone: 734.763.4912
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  • About

    Christine Modey is a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature and in the Sweetland Center for Writing, where she teaches Transition to College Writing, Writing Workshop, and New Media Writing. She has taught first-year writing courses on the themes of art and technology; suffering, justice, and community; physicians and their patients; and the history of the book. Her current research, conducted with colleagues at Sweetland, concerns the interactions between writers and consultants in Sweetland’s Writing Workshop. She lives, gardens, reads, and cooks in Ann Arbor with her husband, children, Labrador retriever, and two cats.

    Fields of Study/Research Interests

    writing tutoring, discourse analysis, book history, food studies

    Courses/Teaching Assignments
    • English 125 (topic: Food, Justice, and Community)
    • Writing 300: Seminar in Peer Tutoring
    • Writing 200: New Media for Nonprofits

  • Education
    • B.A., Hope College, English and Chemistry
    • M.A., University of Delaware, English and American Literature
    • Ph.D. University of Delaware, English and American Literature
  • Grants
    • Improving Student Learning Grant, University of Michigan, 2008.
    • Lecturers Professional Development Grant, University of Michigan, 2008.
    • Gilbert Whitaker Fund for the Improvement of Teaching, University of Michigan, 2007.
  • Research Areas of Interest
    • book history, digital media, corpus analysis, tutoring pedagogy, discourse analysis, conversation analysis, computer-mediated instruction