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Assistant Professor of Practice and Writing Center Director
  • E-mail razima2@unl.edu
  • Phone 402-472-1826
  • Office location 126B Andrews Hall

Education

Vassar College, AB

University of Wisconsin-Madison, MA

University of Wisconsin-Madison, PhD

Areas of Specialty

Writing Center Studies, especially social justice in the writing center

Writing Across the Curriculum

Teaching of writing

Faculty development

Ecocriticism and Place Studies

Selected Publications and Projects

“Rethinking Patience.” Blog post on Another Word From the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. February 2016. http://writing.wisc.edu/blog/?p=6413

“‘Why Are You Working Here?’: Engineers in the Writing Center.”  Blog post on Another Word From the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  March 2014. http://writing.wisc.edu/blog/?p=4561.

“Promotion, Borrowing, and Caroline Kirkland’s Literary Labors.” ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance 57.4 (2011): 390-426.

“‘Not-the-native’: Self-Transplantation, Ecocriticism, and Postcolonialism in Jamaica Kincaid’s My Garden (Book).”  Postcolonial Studies and Ecocriticism. Spec issue of Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies 13.2-14.1 (2006-2007): 101-119.

“Ripples of Azure and Grey, an Excerpt.”  In Fresh Water: Women Writing on the Great Lakes. Ed. Alison Swan.  Michigan State University Press, 2006.

“Haft-Seen” and “In Memoriam: A. R. Ammons 1926-2001.” Wisconsin Academy Review, Spring 2004.

Selected Presentations

"It’s Not a Moment, It’s a Movement: Examining Everyday Social Justice in Three Writing Centers." With Bradley Hughes, Neal Lerner, and Visnja Vujin. International Writing Center Association Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. October 2018.

“Reflecting, Rethinking, and Strategizing Toward the Intersectional Writing Center.” With Katie Levin. International Writing Center Association Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. October 2018.

“Interrogating the Everyday Documents of Writing Centers.” With Bradley Hughes and Rebecca Nowacek. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, Missouri. March 2018.

“Double Agents: How Educators and Students from Asia can Learn from One Another in the Writing Center and Beyond.” With Ruobing Zhao. International Writing Centers Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois. November 2017.

“Roots, Resistance, and Relationships to Place in the Writing Center.” Association for the Study of Literature and Environment conference, Detroit, Michigan. June 2017.

 “Ways of Being and Knowing: Using Staff Development to Foster Greater Individual and Sociocultural Awareness Among Consultants.” With Nicole Green and Katie McWain. International Writing Centers Association Collaborative, Portland, Oregon. March 2017.

 “Fail Again, Fail Better: Using Failure to Fuel Success.” With Maria Peralta Cortez, Gillian Devereux, Benjamin Erwin, and Patricia Poblete. International Writing Centers Association Conference, Denver, Colorado. October 2016.