Academic interests

computer-mediated writing, Shakespeare, reading-writing theory, and use of computers in writing (specifically with electronic mail and hypertext)


  • Fulbright Scholar (Turkey) 2010
  • National Science Foundation grant for writing-in-mathematics software,
  • Fulbright Scholar (Netherlands) 1988,
  • and Lilly Open Faculty Fellowship


Interactive Writing  (Holt 1984);

and articles in College English, College Composition  and Communication and Computers and Composition


Chair, EDUCOM panel to assess the impact of computers on writing;

and member, Executive Committee for Conference on CollegeComposition and Communication