Marjorie Stewart photo Dr. Marjorie Stewart
Assistant Professor of English, Language and Literature Department
404 Harry B. Heflin Administration Building
304-462-6330
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Education

Doctorate of Composition and TESOL - Indiana University of Pennsylvania; 2009
Master of Fine Arts in English/Fiction Writing - University of Pittsburgh; 1996
Bachelor of Arts in English - Duquesne University; 1976

Academic Honors

The Ninacs Innovative Researcher in Composition Award, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2010
Dissertation Defense Passed with Distinction, 2009
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Inducted 2007

Courses Taught

Basic Writing
Composition and Language
Composition and Language II
Composition and Rhetoric
Creative Writing – Fiction
Elements of Drama
English Literature to the 18th Century
Special Topics in Writing – Playwriting
Special Topics in Writing – Memoir
Studies in Literature/Contemporary International Fiction
Writing in the Humanities

Current Professional Organizations

Impressive Organization
National Association of Edification

Previous Teaching Experience

Writers’ Center Coordinator/English Faculty, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 2008 - 2012
Instructor in English, Penn State Shenango, 2007 - 2008
Adjunct Professor of English, Community College of Allegheny County, 2002 - 2007
Adjunct Professor of English, Point Park University, 2004 - 2007
Adjunct Professor of English, LaRoche College, 2000-2005
Instructor, Johns Hopkins University, Summer Youth Program 2001 and 2002

Publications

Stewart, Marjorie. "I Just Skip the Poetry": Writers, Teachers, and ." Composing Ourselves as Writer-Teacher-Writers: After Wendy Bishop. Ed. Patrick Bizzaro, Alys Culhane, and Devan Cook. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press. 2011. 43-56. Print.

Stewart, Marjorie. "Warp and Weft: Weaving Personal Experience into Academic Writing." Writing Spaces, Vol. III. Anticipated Winter 2012/2013.

Nora, Krystia, Jeffrey Condran, Katie Talerico, Karen Santelli, and Marjorie Stewart. "Designing Assessment for Postmodern Academia: Examining How a Move to a Postmodern Qualitative Assessment Changed One Department." CEA Forum 39:10. Summer/Fall 2010. Web.

Presentations

Stewart, Marjorie. "Silence in the Center: Shelter in the Storm." Baltimore, MD: Safe Harbors or Open Seas? Navigating Currents in Writing Center Work. International Writing Center Association National Conference. Nov. 2010.

Stewart, Marjorie. "The Imposter Phenomenon in Writing Studies: Reconnecting Disruptions in the Feminist WPA." Albuquerque, NM: Council of Writing Program Administrators' National Conference. 18 July 2012.

Stewart, Marjorie. "Teaching Writing for Goldman Sachs: Running the Business like a University." Philadelphia, PA: Council of Writing Program Administrators' National Conference. 16 July 2010.

Stewart, Marjorie. "Literacy, Signacy, and Technology: Towards an Understanding of Language within the Deaf Community." New York: Mapping Diverse Literacies for the Twenty-First Century: Opportunities, Challenges, Promising New Directions. 2007 Annual National Council of Teachers of English Convention (NCTE). 18 Nov. 2007.

Stewart, Marjorie. "Could I Be Any Whiter? Race and the Right To Write." New York: Representing Identities. Fifty-Eighth Annual Convention. Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). 23 Mar. 2007.

Stewart, Marjorie. "Identity Soup Redux." Wooster, OH: Northeast Ohio Writing Center Association Annual Conference. 10 October 2009.

Stewart, Marjorie. "Identity Soup: When the WCC is the WPA Working on WAC and WID Initiatives." Buffalo, NY: State University of New York Conference on Writing. 28 Mar. 2009.

Stewart, Marjorie. "Blackboard as Blog: Overcoming Writing Resistance and Building Community in the Composition Classroom." Pittsburgh, PA: Fourth Annual Pittsburgh Blackboard Users Conference. 6 Mar. 2007.

Stewart, Marjorie. "Using Theatrical Improv Techniques in the Writing Classroom." Pittsburgh, PA: Western Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English Regional Conference. Mar. 2003.

Doern Danko, Maura and Marjorie Stewart. "Interpretive and Open Dialogue: How to Empower Students to be Authors of Their Own Learning." Pittsburgh, PA: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Faculty Development Teaching Conferences. 8 July 2010.

Stewart, Marjorie. "Negotiating the Syllabus and the Tools of Assessment." Pittsburgh, PA: "Great Ideas from the Classroom." Let's Talk Learning, Community College of Allegheny County, South Campus. Nov. 2006.

Stewart, Marjorie. Session Chair for Brad Hughes, Linda Bergmann, Katie Levin, Libby Morley, Laura Plummer, Carol Severino, Barbara Shwon, and Naomi Silver. "Navigating Current Issues Facing Writing Centers at Large Research Universities. Baltimore, MD: Safe Harbors or Open Seas? Navigating Currents in Writing Center Work. IWCA/NCPTW Joined Conference. 5 Nov. 2010.

Research Network Forum Discussion Leader, CCCC, 2010 and 2011.

Stewart, Marjorie. Session Chair for Kimberly Donovan, Janet Lucas and Melody Wise. "A Couple of White Chicks Sitting Around Talking: Race and Gender Identity Narratives in the Composition Classroom." New York: Representing Identities. Fifty-Eighth Annual Convention. Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). 23 Mar. 2007.