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Lauraanne Carroll-Adler

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Writing

Contact Information
E-mail: lauraana@email.usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-1980
Office: JEF 150

Curriculum Vitae
Course Information
Museum Blog


Ph.D. English, University of Southern California, 5/2000
M.A. English, UCLA

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Writing, University of Southern California, 2010-  
Lecturer, The Writing Program, 2005-2009  
Part-Time Lecturer, University of Southern California Writing Program, 2000-2005  
Assistant Lecturer, University of Southern California Writing Program, 1992-2000  
Teaching Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles, 01/1985-12/1987  

Conferences and Other Presentations

Conference Presentations

"Writing About Computers: Seaching for Questions", Computers and Writing: Mechanization and Writing, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Frostburg State University, Computers & Writing, 06/06/2013-06/09/2013  
""Ne'er So Well Expressed: Wit and Wisdom, Comedy and Composition"", CEA 44th Annual Conference, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Savannah, GA, College English Association, 04/04/2013-04/07/2013  
"Enlarging the future: Studying the Art of Apology in the multi-disciplinary Composition class.", International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Abstract, Savannah, GA, IWAC, 06/07/2012-06/09/2012  
"Understanding Paratext: Moderating the Author/Reader Boundary in the Composition Class", College English Association, Talk/Oral Presentation, Abstract, Richmond, VA, 03/29/2012-03/31/2012  
"Putting Culture in its Place", Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Phoenix, Arizona, WSRL and Arizona State University, 10/20/2011-10/22/2011  
"Discovering Rhetoric through Relics: Museum Design in the Writing Class", College English Association, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Paper, St. Petersburg, Florida, 03/30/2011-04/01/2011  
"Teaching Through Footnotes: Paratextual Rhetoric in the Composition Classroom", Colllege Composition and Communication, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Louisville, KY, NCTE/CCC, 03/17/2010-03/20/2010  
""Still Leading Them to Water: Writing Centers, Tutorial Courses, and Student Outcomes"", CCCC, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed San Francisco, CA, NCTE/CCC, 03/11/2009-03/13/2009  
"Fashioning a Scholar Online", College Compostion and Communication, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed New York, New York, National Council of Teachers of English, 03/22/2007-03/25/2007  

Multimedia Scholarship and Creative Works

Museum Blog, Ongoing journal/review blog covering museums across the country., 07/2010-  

Service to the University


Member, Professional Development Committee, Writing Program, 03/2011-  
Member, Personnel Committee, Writing Program, 2012-2013   
Member, Publications Committee, Writing Program, Spring 2011   
Member, Merit Review Committee, Writing Program, 2008-2009   
Member, Writing Program Faculty Advisory Committee, 2007-2008   
Member, Writing Program Faculty Advisory Committee , 2005-2006   

Media, Alumni, and Community Relations

Reader/Judge, History Day LA, 03/01/1997-  

Other Service to the University

Program Coordinator, Writing Program, 08/2005-  
Judge, Creative Writing, Undergraduate Writers' Conference., Spring 2011   
Moderator, Undergraduate Writers' Conference, Spring 2010   
Facilitator, Mid-semester evaluations for Incoming Assistant Lecturers., Fall 2009   
Moderator, Undergraduate Writers' Conference., Fall 2008   
Reader, Writing Program Critical Thinking study. , 2005-2006   

Service to the Profession

Editorships and Editorial Boards

Editorial Board, Issue Editor, The Writing Instructor, 1993-1996  

Professional Memberships

College English Association, 2010-  
National Council of Teachers of English, 2008-  

Reviewer for Publication

Kairos, Online, Volunteer Reviewer for 2013 CCCC Sessions: B8, "Students as Public Writers in the Global Internet Age;" C4, "Rhetorical Movement through Public Pathways;" and G14, "Ethos and the Public and Private Work of Teaching Composition in the 21st Century." , Spring 2013   
The Writing Instructor, University of Southern California, Reviewed submissions for the USC Rhetoric Program's journal as part of editorial committee tasks., 1997-1998   

Other Service to the Profession

Panel Moderator, "Sustainability, Food Justice, and Biocentric Rhetoric" CCCC, Las Vegas., 03/14/2013-03/16/2013  
Panel Moderator, International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference., 06/08/2012  
Reader, Critical Reasoning Project, 2009-2010   
Chair/Moderator, College Composition and Communication Conference Panel, "Negotiating Teacher Identities," New Orleans., 04/2008  
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