Writing Program Advisory Committee

The Writing Program Advisory Committee consists of six undergraduate faculty members appointed by the President, the coordinator of the writing center, an English Department representative, and the Associate Deans of The College and the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics. The committee reviews undergraduate needs for writing instruction; advises the writing program coordinator; collaborates with departments regarding writing components in their curricula; and helps evaluate the writing program.

Florinda Ruiz, Chair and Director of the Writing Program

Ex Officio Voting Members

  • Deborah Miranda – English Department Representative, 2013-2016
  • Marcia France, Associate Dean of The College
  • Robert Straughan, Associate Dean of the Williams School
  • Kary Smout, Writing Center Coordinator

Appointed Faculty Members – Two annually for 3 years

  • Genelle Gertz – 2011-2014
  • Mark Rush – 2014-2017
  • Sarah Horowitz – 2012-2015
  • Robert Humston – 2012-2015
  • Alison Bell – 2013-2016
  • Sascha Goluboff – 2013-2016