Writing and Rhetoric
Paul M. Rogers (PhD, 2008, University of California, Santa Barbara) is an Assistant Professor of English at George Mason University and the Director of the Northern Virginia Writing Project. In addition to working with K-12 teachers throughout Northern Virginia, he teaches courses in academic writing, business writing, and advanced nonfiction writing, and leads graduate seminars in the teaching of writing, composition theory, and research methods in professional writing and rhetoric. He also teaches Introduction to Entrepreneurship. His recent books and articles include: Writing Across the Curriculum Sourcebook co-edited with Terry Zawacki (Bedford St. Martin's 2011): Traditions of Writing Research co-edited with Charles Bazerman et al (Routledge, 2010) and "Rejoining the learning circle: When inservice providers conduct research" in the January 2011 issue of English Education. Professor Rogers was a 2008 recipient of AAC&U's K. Patricia Cross Award for leadership in higher education, and co-recipient of NCTE's 2009 Janet Emig Award for research in English education. Paul serves as Senior Scholar for the George Mason University Center for Consciousness and Transformation, and as Faculty Director for the Mason Center for Social Entrepreneurship. He also works on the Stanford Study of Writing Research team, and is the corresponding secretary for the International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research.