Courtney Massie

Courtney Massie

Courtney Massie


Writing center studies, graduate student professionalization, empathy

Courtney Massie joined Mason in January 2017 as Assistant Director of the Writing Center. She recently completed her PhD in English at The University of Texas at Austin, where she worked in the University Writing Center as a writing consultant and administrator. Her current research focuses on how writing center work affects tutors' own writing processes, mindsets, and writerly identities. She is also developing a project that explores writing centers' impact on graduate student professionalization and employment both within and beyond the academy. 

Courses Taught

ENGH 101: First-Year Composition

ENGH 302: Advanced Composition 


PhD, English, The University of Texas at Austin

MA, English, The University of Texas at Austin

BA, English and Music, Yale University