Assistant Professor, Writing
Office: C106 Tribble Hall
Phone: (336) 758-2242
PhD, University of Kansas
MA, George Mason University
BA, Lee University
Area(s) of Interest
Rhetorical Genre Studies
Writing Across the Curriculum
Public Writing / Public Sphere Theories
Qualitative Research Methods
Courses taught at WFU
WRI 210: Academic Research and Writing (Asking Questions, Getting Answers, and Crafting Knowledge)
WRI 111: Writing Seminar (Writing as Public Action)
- Russell, Alisa. “Where Does Class Identity Belong? Genre Innovation as Bridge between Class Identity and Academic Discourses.” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture, vol. 21, no. 1, Jan. 2021.
- Polk, Tom, Alisa Russell, and Allie Sockwell. “Opportunity / Exploitation.” Symposium on the State of Graduate Study in Rhetoric and Composition. XChanges: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Writing Across the Curriculum, vol. 15., no. 1, May 2020.
- LaFrance, Michelle, and Alisa Russell. “Preparing Writing Studies Graduate Students within Authentic WAC-Contexts: Research Methods Course/WAC Program Review Crossover Project as a Critical Site of Situated Learning.” The WAC Journal, vol. 29, Fall 2018, pp. 207-229.
- Russell, Alisa LaDean. “The Politics of Academic Language: Towards a Framework for Analyzing Language Representations in FYC Textbooks.” Composition Forum, vol. 38, Spring 2018.