Jason McCormick (he/him/they/them) is a doctoral student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, studying Rhetoric and Composition. Previously, they were awarded an M.F.A. from The New School in Creative Writing (2013) and then an M.A. in Literature from Hunter College (2019). Their current research centers on pedagogy for developmental composition courses, and the way that identity, assessment policy, and other factors shape that educational experience. Jason has also written about Zombies and Pop Culture and has published fiction in F(r)iction Magazine and other publications. They have previously taught at Hunter College and Westchester Community College as an adjunct and recently worked as a Lecturer at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. They have taught courses in composition, creative writing, literature, and children's literature, and they currently teach Writing as Argument at UNL. In addition to teaching, Jason is excited to be serving as a Research Assistant for the Whitman Archive.