Outstanding Scholarship Award
The Outstanding Scholarship Award looks outside of the WPA journal to recognize the valuable work being published across the field in other journals and edited collections.
"Something Invisible…Has Been Made Visible for Me’: An Expertise-Based WAC Seminar Model Grounded in Theory and (Cross) Disciplinary Dialogue” by Angela Glotfelter, Ann Updike, and Elizabeth Wardle (appearing in Diverse Approaches to Teaching, Learning, and Writing Across the Curriculum: IWAC at 25 in 2020, edited by Bartlett et al.).
"Session Notes as a Professionalization Tool for Writing Center Staff" by Genie Nicole Giaimo and Samantha Jane Turner
“Rhetorical and Pedagogical Interventions for Countering Microaggressions” by Rasha Diab, Beth Godbee, Cedric Burrows, and Thomas Ferrel
"Rethinking SETs: Retuning Student Evaluations of Teaching for Student Agency," by Brian Ray, Jacob Babb, and Courtney Adams Wooten in Composition Studies 46(1).
"Writing Center Administrators and Diversity: A Survey” by Sarah Banschbach Valles, Rebecca Day Babcock, and Karen Keaton Jackson in The Peer Review.
Kenneth Bruffee Award
The Kenneth Bruffee Award recognizes exceptional scholarship published in WPA: Writing Program Administration. The award seeks to honor research that is cutting edge, methodologically rigorous, and has the potential to broadly impact writing programs and the discipline.
“Reclaiming Writing Placement” by Heidi Estrem, Dawn Shepherd, and Samantha Sturman (Spring 2018)
"Race, Silence, and Writing Program Administration: A Qualitative Study of US College Writing Programs" by Genevieve García de Müeller and Iris Ruiz (Spring 2017)
“Standard English and Colorblindness in Composition Studies: Rhetorical Constructions of Racial and Linguistic Neutrality” by Bethany Davila (Spring 2017)
"Politics, Rhetoric and Service Learning" by Candace Spigelman (Fall 2004)
"Using Multimedia to Teach Composition" by Mary Hocks (Fall/Winter 2001)
"Constructing Composition: Reproduction and WPA Agency in Textbook Publishing" by Libby Miles (Fall/Winter 2000)
CWPA Graduate Research Award for Writing in WPA Studies
Joe Franklin, "'Where Do I Draw The Boundaries?': Mobile Containment in TWPA Work"
Analeigh E. Horton, “Two Sisters and a Heuristic for Listening to Multilingual, International Students’ Directed Self-Placement Stories”
Stacey Cochran, Sydney Sullivan, Michelle Silvers, Sally F. Benson, and Nick Halsey. "Authenticity, Self-Compassion, and Self-Determination Theory: A Response to Power Inequities in College Writing Programs"
Molly Ubbesen, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Sara Summers, “Graduate Writing Centers in Context”
Tim Dougherty, “Between Rock and Hard Place: jWPAs Navigate the Promises of Portland and Wyoming in 2011”
Nancy Bou Ayash, “(Re) situating Labor in U.S. Writing Program Administration in Cross-National and Cross-Linguistic Perspectives”
Best Book Award
Black Perspectives in Writing Program Administration: From the Margins to the Center, edited by Staci Perryman-Clark and Collin Lamont Craig (NCTE, 2020)
Contingency, Exploitation, and Solidarity: Labor and Action in English Composition, edited Seth Kahn, William B. Lalicker, and Amy Lynch-Biniek (University Press of Colorado, 2019)
The WPA Outcomes Statement: A Decade Later, edited by Nicholas Behm, Gregory R Glau, Deborah H. Holdstein, Duane Roen, and Edward M. White. (Parlor Press, 2013)
GenAdmin: Theorizing WPA Identities in the Twenty-First Century by Colin Charlton, Jonikka Charlton, Tarez Samra Graban, Kathleen J. Ryan, and Amy Ferdinandt Stolley (Parlor Press, 2011)
The Activist WPA by Linda Adler-Kassner (Utah State UP, 2008)
Because we Live Here: Sponsoring Literacy Beyond the College Curriculum by Eli Goldblatt (Hampton, 2007)
Delivering College Composition: The Fifth Canon edited by Kathleen Blake Yancey (Heinemann, 2006)
Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration: Individuals, Communities, and the Formation of a Discipline, edited Barbara L'Eplattenier and Lisa Mastrangelo (Parlor Press, 2004)
The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice edited by Stuart C. Brown and Theresa Enos (Lawrence Earlbaum Associates, 2002)
The Center Will Hold: Critical Perspectives on Writing Center Scholarship edited by Michael A. Pemberton and Joyce Kinkead (Utah State UP, 2003)
Coming of Age: The Advanced Writing Curriculum edited by Linda K. Shamoon, Rebecca Moore Howard, Sandra Jamison, and Robert A. Schwegler (Heinemann-Boyton/Cook, 2000)
POCC WPA-GO Research Award
Dr. Ashanka Kumari
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