Anne Ruggles Gere
Gertrude Buck Collegiate Professor, School of Education; Professor of English Language and Literature, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Chair, Joint Program in English and Education; Director, Sweetland Writing Center
Anne Ruggles Gere holds an appointment in the Department of English as well as in the School of Education, she directs the Sweetland Center for Writing, and she is chair of the Joint PhD Program in English and Education. Her research interests include literacy, composition studies, and disciplinary writing. She regularly teaches courses on composition studies, assessment, and literacy practices. Her current projects include a study of disciplinary writing, She has served as president of the National Council of Teachers of English, as chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, and as a member of the Executive Council of the Modern Language Association. She has been honored with the Regent’s Award for Distinguished Public Service; the D’Arms Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring; the Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award; and in 2010, she was named an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in recognition of her excellent teaching of undergraduates. She has received grants from the Spencer Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the U.S. Department of Education. Her recent publications include Writing on Demand for the Common Core State Standards, and articles in College Composition and Communication, Assessing Writing, and The Journal of Chemical Education.
Gere teaches courses in the following program(s):
Joint Program in English and Education