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Andrea R. Efthymiou

Assistant Professor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric


Degrees

PHD, 2015, CUNY Gr Sch & Univ Cnt; MA, 2008, CUNY Gr Sch & Univ Cnt; BA, 1999, Univ Calif Los Angeles UCLA


Bio

Dr. Andrea Rosso Efthymiou is an Assistant Professor of Writing Studies & Rhetoric and Director of the Hofstra Writing Center. She regularly mentors tutors' research and accompanies tutors when they present at writing center conferences. Her students frequently publish their work in venues like Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric and The Dangling Modifier. Dr. Efthymiou chaired the 2017 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW) here at Hofstra University, which hosted approximately 400 attendees who had the chance to be audience to 136 presentations.

With Lauren Fitzgerald, Dr. Efthymiou co-authored "Writing Centers and Institutional Missions: Complicated Negotiations." Her work has also appeared in WLN: Journal of Writing Center Scholarship. Her research interests include writing center administration, tutor education, and tutors' civic engagement.


Teaching Interests

rhetorical education, first-year writing, writing center pedagogy


Research Interests

writing program administration, writing centers, students' civic engagement, institutional mission, rhetorical education


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
WSC 001 COMPOSITION Undergraduate
WSC 002 COMPOSITION Undergraduate
WSC 101 PRACTCM IN WRTNG CTR PEDAGOGY Undergraduate
WSC 155Q UNDRSTNDNG PSTCOLONIAL WRT CNT Undergraduate
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