Writing Program - Our People

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Monica J De Soto Vega
Manager, Academic Programs
Email: movega@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7412
FAX: (520) 621-7397
Office: ML445
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Aimee C Mapes
Assistant Director, Writing Program and Assistant Professor, English
Email: acmapes@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3553
Office: 460 Modern Languages Bldg

Aimee Mapes holds a Ph.D. in Language, Literacy, and Culture with a cognate in Rhetoric from the University of Iowa and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University’s Thompson Writing Program. She is currently the Assistant Director of the Writing Program...
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Susan Miller-Cochran
Professor of English and Director of the Writing Program
Email: millercochran@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 445 Modern Languages Bldg

Susan Miller-Cochran is Professor of English and Director of the Writing Program at the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on instructional technology, L2 writing, labor practices in writing programs, and writing program administration. Her work has appeared in ...
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Kara Grace Reed
Assistant Professor NTE
Email: karaj@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 374 Modern Languages Bldg

Kara Reed holds a Master’s in English Language/Linguistics and a Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, both from the University of Arizona. She currently teaches courses for English undergraduate students and Writing Program graduate instructors, primarily focusing on ...
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Shelley Rodrigo
Assistant Professor
Email: rrodrigo@email.arizona.edu
Office: ML 452

Rochelle (Shelley) Rodrigo is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Arizona. She researches how “newer” technologies better facilitate communicative interactions, specifically teaching and learning As well as co-authoring three editions of The Wadsworth Guide...
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Anne Shepherd
Administrative Associate
Email: annes1@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1836
FAX: 520-621-7397
Office: Modern Languages 445

Anne Shepherd received a B.S. in Biology from Penn State University and a M.S in Interdisciplinary Studies from State University of New York. Anne directed, developed, and delivered environmental education and outreach programs for K-12 students for over ten years. She was Executive Director and...
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Christine Tardy
Associate Professor, English
Email: ctardy@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3553
Office: 462 Modern Languages Bldg

Christine Tardy teaches courses in the undergraduate English program, MAESL program, and SLAT PhD program. Her research focuses on the areas of second language writing, genre and discourse studies, English for Academic Purposes (EAP)/Writing in the Disciplines (WID...
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Sara E Vickery
Program Coordinator
Email: sev@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-8678
Office: 445 Modern Languages Bldg

Sara Vickery started working in the Writing Program in 1999. In 2010, she became the Office Specialist, Sr., and in 2016 the Program Coordinator for the Writing Program.  During the semester, Sara helps register students for ENGL classes, assist the front desk staff with English...
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Erin Whittig
Transfer and Placement Coordinator
Email: whittig@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7413
Office: 464 Modern Languages Bldg

Erin joined the UA Writing Program in 2014, as the first full-time Transfer and Placement Coordinator. She assists new incoming freshmen with placement into the First-Year Writing courses, evaluates transfer students' previous composition coursework for credit, and coordinates assessment and...
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