James E Savage

James E Savage

James E Savage

Associate Professor

Writing and Rhetoric: multilingual education, metacognition, critical language awareness, memory and media, qualitative research

James Savage is a term assistant professor who received his MFA in fiction from George Mason in 2005 and his MA in liberal arts from St. John's College in 2009. He is currently teaching courses in the English department and the Honors College while pursuing a PhD in Writing and Rhetoric. He previously taught graduate and undergraduate international students as part of the joint venture between George Mason University and INTO Mason.   

Selected Publications

Cohen, R., Darrah, E. Opatosky, D., Savage, J. Stevens, S. The metacognitive student: How to teach academic, social, and emotional intelligence in every content area. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press. Forthcoming April, 2021.

Courses Taught

ENGH 100: Composition for Multilingual Students 

HNRS 122: Reading in the Arts: The Art of Memory



BA, University of Michigan, 1996

MFA, George Mason University, 2005

MA, St. John's College, 2009

Recent Presentations

Doetsch-Kidder, S. Fernandez, L., Habib, A. Namubiru, E., Paez, B. Paul, L., & Savage, J. (2022) Linguistic Justice and antiracist assessment: talking about grammar and error. [Online workshop for INTO Mason as part of Professional Enrichment Week]. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. 

Cho, H. Y., Habib, A., Hwang, J. J., Paul, L., & Savage, J. (2021) Developing a program philosophy and aims statement. [Online workshop for English faculty at the composition program orientation]. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.