Writing & Rhetoric

Esther Boucher-Yip

Esther F. Boucher-Yip

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Salisbury Laboratories, 022
Phone: +1-508-831-6573
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
efboucher@wpi.edu

Esther F. Boucher-Yip

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Kristin Boudreau

Kristin Boudreau

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Salisbury Laboratories, 125
Phone: +1-508-831-5246
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
kboudreau@wpi.edu

Kristin Boudreau

Professor Boudreau became Associate Dean of Humanities & Arts in 2012 and teaches HUA writing courses and the Great Problems Seminar’s "Feed the World.” She finds WPI invigorating because the value of the humanities and arts is built into the curriculum. Read more...

Jim Cocola

Jim Cocola

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Salisbury Laboratories, 26
Phone: +1-508-831-5104
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
jcocola@wpi.edu
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Jim Cocola

Jim Cocola teaches courses in literary studies, along with those in American studies, creative writing, film studies, and media studies. Teaching at WPI allows him to be in thought with a unique set of creative, dynamic, and innovative students. Read more...

James Dempsey

James Dempsey

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Salisbury Laboratories, 332
Phone: +1-508-831-5513
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
jdempsey@wpi.edu

James Dempsey

James Dempsey came to academia after 20 years in print journalism and has published fiction, verse, and academic papers. He regards the teaching of writing--academic, journalistic, and creative--as hugely important in the education of a WPI student. Read more...

Jennifer deWinter

Jennifer deWinter

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Salisbury Laboratories, 15
Phone: +1-508-831-6679
jdewinter@wpi.edu

Jennifer deWinter

Professor deWinter particularly respects WPI’s motto, "Theory and Practice." She believes projects provide a concrete application to abstract knowledge, but strong leaders ponder projects abstractly and connect ideas between disciplines and settings. Read more...

Michelle Ephraim

Michelle Ephraim

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Salisbury Laboratories, 237
Phone: +1-508-831-6129
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
ephraim@wpi.edu

Michelle Ephraim

Michelle Ephraim is WPI’s Shakespeare scholar. She is the author of Reading the Jewish Woman on the Elizabethan Stage as well as numerous articles on 16th- and 17th-century literature. Professor Ephraim also teaches creative and expository writing. Read more...

Brenton Faber

Brenton Faber

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Salisbury Laboratories, 19
Phone: +1-508-831-4930
bdfaber@wpi.edu

Brenton Faber

Professor Faber believes the human dynamics of organizations are perplexing and shifting aggregations of history, experience, and intention. His work attempts to approach, describe, and offer interventions for contemporary problems within human systems. Read more...

Lorraine Higgins

Lorraine D. Higgins

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Salisbury Laboratories, SL20
Phone: +1-508-831-5503
LDH@wpi.edu

Lorraine D. Higgins

My field is rhetoric; I challenge students to see writing as a form of inquiry and problem solving. It is not simply window dressing for ideas they already have, but a way to create and test ideas and to engage in a dialogue with a community of readers. Read more...

Ryan Madan

Ryan Smith Madan

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Salisbury Laboratories, 02
Phone: +1-508-831-6561
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
ryanmadan@wpi.edu

Ryan Smith Madan

In Professor Ryan Madan’s research, he is interested in the philosophies of writing we inculcate in our students and in the ways those theories implicitly inform how writing instruction is positioned within school curricula. Read more...

Ruth Smith

Ruth Lynette Smith

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Salisbury Laboratories, 108
Phone: +1-508-831-5214
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
rsmith@wpi.edu

Ruth Lynette Smith

Professor Ruth Smith works in the Philosophy and Religion group in the Humanities and Arts Department at WPI and is also affiliated with Rhetoric and Writing programs. Interests in linguistics have shaped her attention to moral theories and practices as questions of grammar. Read more...

 
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