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ISBN: 9781642674217

November 2023

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Ashley J. Holmes

Ashley J. Holmes is Interim Director of Teaching Effectiveness in the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Online Education (CETLOE) and Associate Professor of English at Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in composition theory and pedagogy, research methods, public and visual rhetoric, writing program administration, and digital writing and production. Holmes served as Director of the Writing Across the Curriculum program at GSU from 2018-2023. Her recent research explores student writing beyond the university, best practices for curriculum development and program design, and experiential and place-based pedagogies. Holmes’s first book Public Pedagogy in Composition Studies (2016) was published through the Conference on College Composition and Communication’s Studies in Writing and Rhetoric Series, and her work has also appeared in College English, Composition Forum, English Journal, Community Literacy Journal, Reflections, Kairos, and Ubiquity, as well as several edited collections. In addition to Learning on Location, she has a forthcoming collection co-edited with Elise Verzosa Hurley called Learning from the Mess: Method/ological Praxis in Rhetoric and Writing Studies (WAC Clearinghouse) that will be published in 2023.