Liz Blomstedt

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Writing
Liz Blomstedt
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Liz Blomstedt is an Assistant Professor (Teaching) in the USC Writing Program. Before coming to USC, she was the Assistant Director of the Warren College Writing Program at UC San Diego. She earned her MA and PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy from the University of Houston, and her BA in Rhetoric and Writing from the University of Texas at Austin. 

Liz has taught first-year writing courses in many different contexts, and her research focuses on composition pedagogy. She is particularly interested in multilingual pedagogies, the impact of standardized testing on student writing habits, and writing assessment. 


  • Ph.D. English, Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy, University of Houston, 5/2017
  • M.A. English, University of Houston, 5/2013
  • B.A. Rhetoric and Writing, University of Texas at Austin, 5/2011
  • Other Employment

    • Assistant Director, Warren College Writing Program, UC San Diego, 07/2017-07/2020
    • Graduate Fellow, Writing Center Pedagogy and Program Development, University of Houston, 06/2016-05/2017
    • Graduate Teaching Fellow, English Department, University of Houston, 08/2011-05/2017