Eastern Michigan University
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Rachel Gramer

Assistant Professor of Written Communication; Director of First-year Writing Program

Rachel Gramer Pray-Harrold 613D




PhD, University of Louisville, Rhetoric and Composition 

Dissertation: Stories at work :

restorying narratives of new teachers' identity learning in writing studies.

MA, University of Central Florida, English/Rhetoric and Composition

BA, Rollins College, English

Interests and Expertise

Narrative research
Feminist methodologies
New writing teacher preparation
Writing Program Administration (WPA)
Feminist pedagogies
Digital media and digital composition pedagogies
Professional development for writing teachers
Community engagement
Women’s autobiography

Life writing across genres


First-Year Writing Program Courses:

WRTG 120 Composition I Writing the College Experience

WRTG 121 Composition II Researching the Public Experience

Recent Publications and Presentations