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Language: English
Publication Date: January 2008
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DESCRIPTION Combining formal quantitative research with narrative-based scholarship, THE PROMISE AND PERILS OF WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION represents multiple voices from faculty balancing between the demands of teaching, writing, and administering writing programs in professional, ethical ways-often under circumstances that can be defined, at best, as difficult. In these pages, junior faculty tell their stories of triumph and trauma, while more firmly established composition scholars reflect upon the changing and challenging profession we all share. CONTRIBUTORS Chris Anson, Shane Borrowman, Stuart C. Brown, Nita Danko, Suellynn Duffey, Ernest J. Enchelmayer, Theresa Enos, Megan Fulwiler, Ann E. Green, Jeanne Gunner, Douglas Hesse, Elizabeth Hodges, Lauren Sewell Ingraham, Emily Isaacs, Patti J. Kurtz, Claire C. Lamonica, Camille Langston, Andrea A. Lunsford, Randall McClure, Susan H. McLeod, Richard McNabb, Thomas P. Miller, Cynthia Nearman, Erin O’Neill, Melissa Nicolas, Christine Norris, Chere L. Peguesse, Louise Wetherbee Phelps, E. Shelley Reid, Stephanie Roach, Duane Roen, Shirley K Rose, David Schwalm, Jillian Skeffington, Matt Smith, Martha A. Townsend, John Trimbur, Victor Villanueva, Margaret E. Weaver, Edward M. White, Kathleen Blake Yancey, and Art Young. ABOUT THE EDITORS THERESA ENOS is Professor of English at the University of Arizona, the founder and editor of Rhetoric Review, and a past president of the Council of Writing Program Administrators. She has edited or coedited twelve books, including the Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition and The Writing Program Administrator’s Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice. SHANE BORROWMAN is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno, a former writing program administrator, and the author of articles appearing in Rhetoric Review, College English, and WPA: Writing Program Administration. JILLIAN SKEFFINGTON is a PhD candidate at the University of Arizona.


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