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Northwest Missouri State University


Robin Gallaher

Robin Gallaher

Email

Office

2850 Colden Hall

Phone

660.562.1740
660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2003

Instructor


Education

  • ABD, Composition and TESOL,  Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • MA, English with a concentration in Composition and Rhetoric, Ohio University
  • BA, English, Texas State Universit

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to College Writing
  • First-year Composition
  • Advanced Composition
  • Technical Writing
  • Professional Portfolio Preparation
  • Writing, Language and Pedagogy
  • Pedagogy of College Composition

Academic Interests

  • Writing Program Administration
  • Composition Theory and Pedagogy
  • Teacher education
  • Literacy Theory
  • Writing across the Curriculum Theory and Pedagogy
  • Writing Center Theory and Pedagogy

Scholarly Activity

Publications

  • "Junior Faculty and Graduate Student Administration Issues, WPA-CompPile Research Bibliography, No. 1." WPA-CompPile Research Bibliographies., 2009, co-authored with Anthony Edgington.
  • "Economics: Writing to Learn and Learning to Write," coauthored with Joe Horton and Bonnie Selting, Journal of Private Enterprise, 18:2 (2003).

Conferences

  • Presenter, "What Literacy as Social Capital at Guantanamo Bay Prison Can Mean for the Composition Classroom," Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here, Federation Rhetoric Symposium, Commerce, Texas, 2011.
  • Presenter, "Holding onto the Known in the Tutor to Teacher Transition," joint conference of the NCPTW and IWCA, Baltimore, 2010.
  • Co-author of "The Impact of Participation in a Mentored Learning to Teach Experience on Prospective College Composition Teachers," presented by Tom Smith at The Association of Teacher Educators, Dallas, 2009
  • Presenter, "Dorm Literacy: The Writing Is on the Wall," CCCC, New York, 2003
  • Presenter, Poster Session: "FIGs/Clusters at UCA," Southern Learning Communities Conference, University of Central Arkansas, 2002

Student Group Advisement

  • K.I.D.S. (Kind Individuals Dedicated to Students)

Other Professional Experiences

  • Member of NCTE/CCCC
  • Member of Council of Writing Program Administrators
  • Secretary, Mid-American Writing Program Administrators, Spring 2005-Fall 2007