Faculty

Comp & Rhet Faculty
Marianne Ahokas

Marianne Ahokas

Lecturer: Composition and Rhetoric, Literary Studies
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Office:  Founders Hall 226
Phone:  707.826.3138
Email: marianne.ahokas@humboldt.edu

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Early American Literature; Writing Studies and Rhetorical Theory; Writing in the Disciplines

Nicolette Amann

Nicolette Amann

Lecturer: Composition & Rhetoric;
GWPE Coordinator; Redwood Writing Project Director

M.A., Humboldt State University
Office:  Founders Hall 218
Phone:  707.826.3318
Email:  nicolette.amann@humboldt.edu

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Composition; Technology; Professional Development for Teachers of Writing; Vertical Articulation; ERWC; Curriculum Design and Assessment
Sarah Ben-Zvi

Sarah Ben-Zvi

Lecturer: Composition & Rhetoric
M.A., Humboldt State University
Office:  Founders Hall 214
Phone:  707.826.5988
Email:  sdb71@humboldt.edu

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Composition; Creative Writing; ESL; Redwood Writing Project Teacher Consultant

Tracy Duckart

Tracy Duckart

Lecturer: Composition & Rhetoric
M.A., Humboldt State University
Office:  Founders Hall 221
Phone:  707.826.5958
Email:  tracy.duckart@humboldt.edu
Website: http://users.humboldt.edu/tduckart/

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Composition, Response Theory and Conferencing; Teacher Training; Television's Lessons for College Writers; Redwood Writing Project Teacher Consultant

Stephanie Gai

Stephanie Gai

Lecturer: Composition & Rhetoric
M.A., Humboldt State University
Office:  Founders Hall 161
Phone: 707.826.3163
Email:  sk59@humboldt.edu


Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Rhetorical Knowledge, Teaching for Transfer,  Writing in the Disciplines, Reflection and Metacognition, Curriculum Design

Natalie Giannini

Natalie Giannini

Lecturer: Composition & Rhetoric, Literary Studies
Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Office:  Founders Hall 171
Email:  natalie.giannini@humboldt.edu

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Renaissance/Early Modern Literature, Elizabethan Political Culture, Gender/Feminist Theory, Cultural Studies, History of Literacy

Kerry Marsden

Kerry Marsden

Lecturer: Composition and Rhetoric
M.A., Humboldt State University
Office:  Founders Hall 170
Phone:  707.826.3228
Email:  kerry.marsden@humboldt.edu

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Writing Studies, Feminist Theory, Fat Studies, Redwood Writing Project Teacher Consultant

Jolien Olsen

Jolien Olsen

Lecturer: Composition & Rhetoric
M.A., Humboldt State University
Office:  Founders Hall 173
Phone:  707.826.5934
Email:  jolien.olsen@humboldt.edu

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Fixed vs. Growth Mindset Theories; Online Learning; Student-Centered Activities; Collaboration; Former HSU Cycling Team Advisor
Cyndy Phillips

Cyndy Phillips

Lecturer: Composition & Rhetoric
M.A., Humboldt State University
Office:  Founders Hall 169
Phone:  707.826.5919
Email:  cmp10@humboldt.edu

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Composition; Contemporary Fiction, Young Adult Literature and Children’s Picture Books; Service Learning; Indie Press Publisher; Editor & Writing Consultant; Digital Artist
Tessa Pitre

Tessa Pitre

Lecturer: Composition & Rhetoric
M.A., Humboldt State University
Office:  Founders Hall 211
Phone:  707.826.3478
Email:  tessa.pitre@humboldt.edu

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Composition; Intersectional Feminist Theory; Narrative and Memory
Erin Sullivan

Erin Sullivan

Lecturer: Composition & Rhetoric
M.A., Humboldt State University
Office:  Founders Hall 227
Phone:  707.826.3128
Email:  erin@humboldt.edu

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
First-Year and Stretch Composition; Writing about Writing; Threshold Concepts; Teaching for Transfer;  Writing in the Disciplines; Digital Literacy; Online Education; Creative Non-fiction
Lisa Tremain

Lisa Tremain

Assistant Professor: Language, Literacy, and Composition Studies
Composition & Rhetoric Program Director
PhD, University of California Santa Barbara 
Office:  Founders Hall 225
Phone:  707.826.5762
Email:  lisa.tremain@humboldt.edu

Current research, scholarly interests, and related activities:
Writing Transfer Theory; Writing Across the Curriculum; Writing Program Professional Development; Learning Dispositions; Self-Efficacy; Writing and Identity
Laurie Winter

Laurie Winter

Lecturer: Composition & Rhetoric
M.A., Humboldt State University
Office:  Founders Hall 220
Phone:  707.826.3173 
Email:  laurie.winter@humboldt.edu

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities
Composition, Implementing Popular Texts in Teaching Theory, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Online Teaching with Canvas