Effectively identify, analyze, and discuss the credibility of information in a variety of modes, platforms, and genres.
Apply their knowledge of writing in a wide variety of settings, including university, workplace, personal, and political.
Produce writing that is rhetorically sensitive and effective with respect to considerations of audience, purpose, situation, and time.
Identify, analyze, and evaluate how institutions foster inequity and injustice.
Promote the values of justice and diversity in keeping with our university’s land-grant mission.
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Phil Bratta, Assistant Professor. Dr. Bratta's areas of interest include Rhetorical Theory, Visual Rhetorics, Embodiment, Digital Rhetorics, and Cultural and Material Rhetorics.
An Cheng, Professor and Department Head. Dr. Cheng's areas of interest include Writing for Research and Publication Purposes, English for Specific Purposes, and English for Academic Purposes, with emphasis in the genre-based framework of learning research and professional writing.
Joshua Daniel-Wariya, Assistant Professor (Associate Director, First Year Writing Program). Dr. Daniel-Wariya's areas of interest include Digital Rhetorics and New Media, with emphasis in game studies and game-based pedagogy.
Lynn C. Lewis, Associate Professor (Director, First-Year Composition Program; Director, Rhetoric and Writing Studies; and Coordinator, Professional Writing Internship). Dr. Lewis's areas of interest include Visual Rhetoric and Design, New Literacies, Rhetoric theory, Pedagogy and Writing in Traditional and Digital Environments, and New Media Studies.
Anna Sicari, Assistant Professor (Director, OSU Writing Center). Dr. Sicari's interests include Writing Center Theory and Pedagogy, Feminist Theory, Qualitative Research, and Writing Program Administration scholarship.