Courtney Massie

Courtney Massie

Courtney Massie


Writing center studies, anti-racist and critical pedagogy, mentorship and empathy in the writing center context

Dr. Massie joined Mason in January 2017 as Assistant Director of the Writing Center. She earned 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. At Mason, she trains and mentors tutors, manages the Writing Center's operations, and teaches Advanced Composition. With her colleagues, she is currently researching multilingual writers' attitudes, beliefs, and feelings related to writing in English in US academic contexts. 

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