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Postdoctoral Teaching Associate in English

Amy Patterson’s research interests include digital pedagogy, sonic rhetoric, and communication across the curriculum. Her most recent project uses qualitative interviews and sound-mapping to explore connections between theater sound design and composing for social change.

Amy has been published in Computers and Composition Digital Press, Teaching English in the Two-Year College, and the Journal of Civic Commitment. She is a member of the national TYCA Task Force on Reading Instruction.

  • Writing Innovation Fellow, Writing Innovation Symposium, 2022
  • HASTAC Scholar, 2018-2020
  • Council of Basic Writing Fellowship, 2015
  • New Teacher of the Year Award, TYCA Midwest, 2013
  • Outstanding New Instructor of the Year, WACTE, 2013

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  • Offers writing instruction for students in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business. Students practice and reflect on writing in professional, public, and academic genres—such as proposals, recommendation reports, letters, presentations, and e-mails—relevant for careers in business. In a workshop setting, offers students an opportunity to evaluate a wide variety of sources and develop expertise in audience analysis, critical research, peer review, and revision.