Dr. Phyllis Ryder

Dr. Phyllis Ryder

Title:
Writing Center Director
Address: Gelman Library
Email:
pryder@gwu.edu

Associate Professor of Writing

Areas of specialization: Service-learning and composition, Teaching academic literacy, Faculty-librarian partnerships for teaching academic research, Rhetoric of democracy, Public and community writing

Education

PhD. Rhetoric, Composition and the Teaching of English, University of Arizona

Teaching Philosophy

The time to begin writing an article is when you have finished it to your satisfaction. By that time you begin to clearly and logically perceive what it is that you really want to say. —Mark Twain, Notebook, 1902–1903

Distinctions

2017 Conference on College Composition and Communication

"Cultivating Change through Counterpublic Writing Pedagogy."