Carrie S. Leverenz

Professor and Director of Composition
Reed Hall 121 | 817-257-6242


Ph.D., English, Rhetoric and Composition, The Ohio State University, 1994
MA, English, St. Bonaventure University, 1985
BA, English, Mt. Vernon Nazarene University, 1981

Courses Taught

Writing for Publication (Magazine Writing)
Editing and Publishing
Professional Writing
Rhetoric of Social Media
Introduction to Composition Studies
Writing Program Administration
Writing for the Profession

Areas of Focus

Rhetoric and Composition
New Media & Digital Humanities
Research interests: Writing Program Administration, Computers and Composition, Rhet/Comp as a Discipline

Rewriting Success in Rhetoric and Composition Careers. Eds. Amy Goodburn, Donna LeCourt. And Carrie Leverenz. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2012

“Redesigning Writing Outcomes.” WPA: Writing Program Administration. Forthcoming Fall 2016.

“Design Thinking and the Wicked Problem of Teaching Writing.” Computers and Composition. 33 (2014): 1-12.

“Assessing Multimodal Composing in a Senior Seminar in English.” CCTE Studies 77 (2012): 67-75

“’Growing Smarter Over Time’: An Emergence Model of Administering a New Media Writing Studio.” Computers and Composition. 29.1 (2012): 51-62.

“Remediating Writing Program Administration” WPA: Writing Program Administration 32.1 (2008):37-56. “They Could Be Our Students: The TCU Writing Major.” Co-authored with Brad Lucas, Charlotte Hogg, Ann George, and Joddy Murray. Writing Majors: Eighteen Program Profiles. Greg Giberson and Lori Ostergaard, eds. Logan: Utah State U P, 2015. 137-49.

“What’s Ethics Got to Do with It? Feminist Ethics and Administration in Rhetoric and Composition” Performing Feminist Administration in Rhetoric and Composition Studies. Eds. Krista Ratcliffe and Rebecca Rickly. Hampton Press. 2010. 3-18.