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Lisa M. Dresner

Associate Professor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric


Degrees

PHD, 2002, Univ Calif Berkeley; JD, 1998, University Michigan; MA, 1991, Univ Calif Berkeley; AB, 1989, University Michigan


Bio

Dr. Lisa M. Dresner is the author of The Female Investigator in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture (McFarland, 2007), articles about the rhetoric of popular culture and about writing pedagogy, and introductions to several gothic novels.  She regularly teaches WSC 102 (Grammar for Writers) as well as other courses in the Writing Studies and Rhetoric Department.  She also enjoys teaching in the NOAH program, the LGBT Studies program, the Women's Studies program, and the English Department. She is a proud trumpet player in the Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corps symphonic and marching bands.


Teaching Interests

Composition, Women's Studies, LGBT Studies

Research Interests

Composition and Rhetoric, particularly the rhetoric of race, sexuality, and gender

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
ENGL 102 GRAMMAR FOR WRITERS Undergraduate
ENGL 203 APPRCHES-ENG GRAMMAR Graduate
LGBT 001 (IS) INTRO TO LGBT+ STUDIES Undergraduate
LGBT 180N (IS) QUEER DETECTIVES Undergraduate
WSC 001 COMPOSITION Undergraduate
WSC 002 COMPOSITION Undergraduate
WSC 102 GRAMMAR FOR WRITERS Undergraduate
WSC 103 (AA) WORDS AND MEANINGS Undergraduate
WSC 130 PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS WRITING Undergraduate
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