Rebecca Babcock

William and Ordelle Watts Professor
English Program
Department of Literature and Language
MB Room 4138

English Program

Department of Literature and Language

Education: BA, MA, University of Massachusetts at Boston; PhD (2005), Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Awards: Recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant (2017); President's Research Award (2013); IWCA Outstanding Scholarship Award, Best Article (2012)

Publications and positionsResearching the Writing Center, with Terese Thonus (Peter Lang, 2nd edition, 2018); A Synthesis of Qualitative Studies of Writing Center Tutoring, 1983-2006, with Kellye Manning, Travis Rogers, Amanda McCain and Courtney Goff (Peter Lang, 2012); Tell Me How it Reads: Tutoring Deaf and Hearing Students in the Writing Center (Gallaudet, 2012); Writing Centers and Disability, with Sharifa Daniels (Fountainhead Press, 2017). Director of Writing and Chair of Research for the Global Listening Centre.

Research Interests: metaresearch, writing centers, disability studies, folklinguistics


Last Updated: 05/26/2020