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Emily Isaacs

Professor, Writing Studies

Office:
Conrad J. Schmitt Hall 314
Email:
isaacse@montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-5307
Degrees:
BA, Colby College
PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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Emily Isaacs
Professor of Writing Studies
Assistant to the Provost for Special Projects

Prof. Isaacs specializes in writing pedagogy, writing assessment, and writing programming in higher education. Professor Isaacs' scholarship is focused on best practices for writing assessment and the national state of writing instruction and support at U.S. four-year universities. Recently her articles have appeared in _Pedagogy_, _College English_, _Writing Program Administration_, _Writing Center Journal_, _Journal of Teaching Writing_ and several book collections. Her edited book collection (with Phoebe Jackson) _Public Works: Student Writing as Public Text_ was published with Heinemann Boynton/Cook in 2001; _Interesections_, co-authored with Catherine Keohane of Montclair's Writing Studies department, was published by Macmillan: http://www.macmillanlearning.com/Catalog/product/intersections-firstedition-isaacs#tab (2017). _Writing at the State U_, a study of writing instruction and programming at 106 state universities, was published by Utah State University Press in 2018: http://upcolorado.com/utah-state-university-press/item/3224-writing-at-the-state-u.

Specialization

Writing Instruction; Writing Assessment; Writing Program Administration; Writing Centers; Writing Instruction in the Secondary Schools

Office Hours

Fall

Monday
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 10:30 am