HomeResearch SeminarsCritical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer Seminar Leaders Share: Section NavigationSkip section navigationIn this sectionCritical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer About the Seminar Seminar Leaders Accepted Participants Project Showcase Elon Statement on Writing Transfer The 2011-2013 Elon Research Seminar was led by Chris Anson, Randy Bass, and Jessie L. Moore. Chris Anson is University Distinguished Professor, Professor of English, and Director of the Campus Writing and Speaking Program at North Carolina State University, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in language, composition, and literacy and works with faculty in nine colleges to reform undergraduate education in the areas of writing and speaking. Chris has published 15 books and over 90 journal articles and book chapters and has received or participated as a co-principal investigator in over $1 million in grants. Randy Bass is Executive Director of the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship, Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning Initiatives, and Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University. He is the editor and author of numerous publications and has directed or collaborated on multiple education and technology projects, including the Visible Knowledge Project and the American Studies Crossroads Project. Randy is president-elect of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Jessie Moore is Associate Professor of English at Elon University, where she has coordinated both the first-year writing program and an undergraduate degree program in Professional Writing & Rhetoric. Jessie co-coordinates an annual faculty writing residency for the Elon University Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning and facilitated faculty participation in a grant-funded, multi-section research project on digital literacies in first-year writing. Elon Research Seminar initially was sponsored and coordinated by Elon’s Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning. The Research Seminars are now sponsored by the Center for Engaged Learning.