Louise Wetherbee Phelps

Scholar in Residence
lwphelps@odu.edu

Louise Wetherbee Phelps is Scholar in Residence at Old Dominion and Emeritus Professor at Syracuse University, where she founded its Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition and developed a PhD in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric. She has been affiliated with the PhD program since 2009 and, in her current role, works with students as a doctoral advisor.

Recent publications include:

Cross-Border Networks in Writing Studies. Derek Mueller, Andrea Williams, Louise Wetherbee Phelps, and Jennifer Clary-Lemon. Winnipeg: Inkshed/Parlor Press, 2017.

“Between Smoke and Crystal: Accomplishing In(ter)dependent Writing Programs.” In A Minefield of Dreams: Triumphs and Travails of Independent Writing Programs. Ed. Justin Everett and Cristina Hanganu-Bresch. WAC Clearinghouse/Parlor Press, 2016. 321-350. http://wac.colostate.edu/books/minefield/afterword.pdf

“The 1979 Ottawa Conference and Its Inscriptions: Recovering a Canadian Moment in American Rhetoric and Composition.” In Microhistories of Composition. Ed. Bruce McComiskey. Utah State University Press, 2016. 58-89.

“The Historical Formation of Academic Identities: Rhetoric and Composition, Discourse and Writing.” Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing 25.1 (2014): 3-25. Web.