“I believe that dispositions are inextricably linked to learning.”

Amy is a Lecturer in the English department at Wayne State where she specializes in teaching and researching basic writing. Amy’s research areas include dispositions and cognition, knowledge transfer (specifically in at-risk populations), Basic Writing theory and pedagogy, and writing program assessment. Amy has developed basic writing curriculum for Wayne State and is actively engaged in innovative curricular revisions in an effort to enhance writing instruction and assessment as part of Wayne State’s mission to deliver academic excellence and practical experience so that students are prepared for success anywhere. In addition to her commitment to researching and teaching writing, she also teaches group fitness at her campus gym and enjoys reading indie comics and watching pro wrestling.