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Jennifer Ahern Dodson

Jennifer Ahern Dodson, Assistant Professor of the Practice

Contact Info:
Office Location:  107 Art Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-4393
E-mail Address:  send me a message
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Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • Educ 430s.01, Women and the professions Synopsis Class bldg 106, M 07:30 PM-10:00 PM
  • Ph.D., Florida State University, 2001
Research Interests:
Writing-to-learn pedagogies, composing with new media, faculty writers, civic engagement and student self-authorship

Current projects:
Faculty Write Program. Focuses on faculty-as-writers and aims to reinvigorate commitments to writing and teaching writing at Duke. TWP Director of Duke's Language, Arts and Media Program (LAMP). The program will engage every first-year student in learning a broad range of communications skills for traditional and new media.

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  • Dufour, M; Ahern Dodson, J. "Good Writers Always Follow My Rules." Bad Ideas about Writing. Edited by Ball, C; Loewe, D. 2017.
  • Ahern Dodson, J; Reisinger, D. "Moving beyond corrective feedback: (Re)engaging with student writing in L2 through audio response.." Journal of Response to Writing 3.1 (2017): 129-152.
  • Ahern Dodson, J. "Teach the Moment."  2016.
  • J.S. Ahern-Dodson. "The role of community in working with faculty writers: Response to ‘The supplementary clerk’." Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 2:11 (2013).
  • Ahern-Dodson, J; Comer, DK. "Multidisciplinarity and the Tablet: A Study of Writing Practices." Writing Across the Curriculum 24 (2013): 63-82.

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