This book demonstrates how to develop and engage in successful academic collaborations that are both practical and sustainable across campuses and within local communities. Authored by experienced writing program administrators, this edited collection includes a wide range of information addressing collaborative partnerships and projects, theoretical explorations of collaborative praxis, and strategies for sustaining collaborative initiatives. Contributors offer case studies of writing program collaborations and honestly address both the challenges of academic collaboration and the hallmarks of successful partnerships.
Alice Johnston Myatt is Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi, USA. Myatt develops and teaches composition classes, is Academic Coordinator for the minor in Professional Writing, and chairs the planning team for the department's annual Transitioning to College Writing Symposium.
Lynée Lewis Gaillet is Professor and Chair of the English Department at Georgia State University, USA. She is author of numerous articles and book chapters addressing Scottish rhetoric, writing program administration, composition/rhetoric pedagogy, publishing matters, and archival research methods. She is a recipient of an NEH Summer Research Award and ISHR Fellowship.