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Dr. Robin Gallaher

Dr. Robin Gallaher



2860 Colden Hall



Joined Northwest in 2003

Associate Professor

Chair of the Department of Language, Literature and Writing


  • Ph.D. Composition and TESOL;  Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2014
  • M.A. English: Composition and Rhetoric; Ohio University, 1999
  • B.A. English; Texas State University, 1997

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to College Writing
  • General Education Writing Courses (Comp I, Comp II, and Accelerated Comp)
  • Advanced Composition
  • Writing for the Professions
  • Professional Portfolio Preparation
  • First-year Composition, Writing Studies, Writing Program Administration
  • Writing, Language and Pedagogy
  • Rhetoric of Apology
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Pedagogy of College Composition

Academic Interests

  • Writing Pedagogy
  • Writing Program Administration
  • Writing Assessment
  • Teacher Education
  • Workplace Writing

Scholarly Activity

Present regularly at national and regional conferences on writing studies and writing program administration.

Student Group Advisement

  • KIDS: Kind Individuals Dedicated to Students

Other Professional Experiences

  • Member of NCTE/CCCC
  • Member of Council of Writing Program Administrators