Courtney Wooten, PhD
Courtney Adams Wooten is Director of Composition at George Mason University. She is a co-editor of WPAs in Transition and The Things We Carry: Strategies for Recognizing and Negotiating Emotional Labor in Writing Program Administration, and her work has been published in Composition Studies, WPA, Peitho, and Harlot, as well as in several edited collections.
Lourdes Fernandez, PhD
Lourdes Fernandez is Assistant Director of Composition at George Mason University, where she teaches advanced composition, technical communication, document design, and rhetorical theory courses. Her work has been published in Rhetoric Review, Technical Communication Quarterly, and Reflections: A Journal of Community Engaged Writing and Rhetoric.
Brian Fitzpatrick, MFA
Brian Fitzpatrick is an Associate Professor at George Mason University where he teaches composition. His research is primarily focused on workplace writing, as well as online and hybrid pedagogies. He is the co-founder of the Archive of Workplace Writing Experiences and was recipient of the Conference on College Composition and Communication’s Emergent Researcher Award for 2017-18. His work has appeared in Effective Teaching of Technical Communication: Theory, Practice, and Application by WAC Clearinghouse, as well as Performance Improvement Quarterly and Double Helix.
Ariel M. Goldenthal, MFA
Ariel M. Goldenthal is an Assistant Professor of English Composition at George Mason University. Her research interests include community-engaged courses and hybrid English composition, which she has taught since the pilot of the course in Fall 2017. Her recent presentations at the Conference on College Composition and Communication and the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference share findings on hybrid course design and implementation.
Sheri Nichole Rain
Sheri Nichole Rain is an Assistant Professor of English Composition at George Mason University.
Kerry Folan, MFA
Kerry Folan is an Assistant Professor at George Mason University, where she teaches composition, literature, and creative writing. Her research interests include hybrid course design, critical language awareness, and the teaching of creative nonfiction as literature, for which she received a GMU curriculum development grant in 2021. She has been nominated by students for GMU’s General Teaching Excellence and Online Teaching Excellence Awards.
Jessica Matthews, PhD
Jessica Matthews is the Associate Director of Composition for George Mason University. Since 2019, she has served as the Faculty Fellow for the George Mason Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning where she provides professional development for online course design and pedagogy. Her recent presentations at EDUCAUSE, the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, and the Conference on College Composition and Communication focus on how students and faculty evaluate the quality of learning in online writing courses.