Dr. Carol Hayes

Dr. Carol Hayes
Writing Center Director
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Assistant Professor of Writing

Pronouns: She/Her

Areas of specialization: Research on writing centers, first-year writing, and on the transfer of writing skills from one context to another (such as high school to college, or first-year writing courses to writing performed in disciplinary courses)



Ph.D. English Literature, University of California, Irvine

Teaching Philosophy

Writing happens in layers; the best time to ask for feedback is when you've taken a project as far as you can on your own.


2017 Conference on College Composition and Communication

"Investigating Cognition in Writing Development: Habits of Mind, Deliberate Practice, and the Potential of Big Data."