Anna Sicari

PhD, St. John's University
BA, George Washington University

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Writing Center Theory and Pedagogy
  • Feminist Research Methods
  • Feminist Theory
  • Composition Theory and Pedagogy
  • Qualitative Research
  • Writing Program Administration

Selected Publications

  • Out in the Center: Public Controversies and Private Struggles. Utah State University Press, forthcoming Spring 2018.
  • "Everyday Truths: Reflections from a Woman Writing Center Professional." Out in the Center. Utah Universpty Press, forthcoming Spring 2018.
  • Review Essay of The Working Lives of New Writing Center DirectorsThe Writing Center Journal 36.2. forthcoming Spring 2018.

Conference Presentations

  • "Promoting Meaningful Writing in Our Writing Centers," at IWCA. Chicago, IL. November 11, 2017.
  • "When the Secret is Out in the Center: Interrogating Private Struggles through Public Controversies," at IWCA. Chicago, IL. November 11, 2017.
  • "The Aim of Out in the Center: Cultivating Change through Public Controversies and Private Struggles," at CCCC. Portland, OR. March 16, 2017.
  • "Decolonizing Research," at IWCA. Denver, CO. October 14, 2016.
  • "Feminist Action for Women Writing Program Administratiors: Movements for Change in the Academy," at CCCC. Houston, TX. April 8, 2016.
  • "From Research Questions to Results: The Publication Pipeline," at IWCA Collaborative at CCCCs. Houston, TX. April 6, 2016.

Honors & Offices

  • Associate Editor, The Writing Center Journal
  • IWCA Representative, International Writing Centers Association

Current Research Projects

"'You're Just Kind of Chillin': The Same Old Story: Invisibility, Voice, and Authority in the Feminized Field of Writing Centers"
"Head Pats, Giant Boobs, and Looking on Fleek: Embodied Experiences of Women Writing Program Administrators"
Our Body of Works: Embodied Teaching and Administation in Writing Studies