Editorial Team


Rich Haswell: Senior Editor and Co-Founder

Murphy PhotoSee Rich's personal site for information about his current work, archives of his prodigious scholarly work, and updates on his life in retirement.


Susan Wolff Murphy: Managing Editor

Murphy PhotoSusan Wolff Murphy is a Professor of English at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, in Corpus Christi, TX.

She is Associate Dean of College of Liberal Arts and School of Arts, Media, and Communication. A long-time WPA, she teaches courses in writing and rhetoric in the FY Writing Program, the undergraduate writing studies concentration, and the MA English graduate program.


Glenn Blalock: Managing Editor and Co-Founder


Associate Editors


Jessica Jorgenson Borchert

Borchert PhotoJessica Jorgenson Borchert is an Assistant Professor of English at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS.

She teaches courses in professional writing and rhetoric and serves as Director of Writing across the Curriculum.

She has presented her work at meetings of CCCC, CWPA, CEA, Computers and Writing, and Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.


Bruce Horner

Bruce Horner photo Bruce Horner is Endowed Chair in Rhetoric and Composition at the University of Louisville, where he teaches courses in composition, composition theory and pedagogy, and literacy studies.

His recent books include Rewriting Composition: Terms of Exchange (Southern Illinois UP, 2016), Economies of Writing: Revaluations in Rhetoric and Composition (Utah State UP, 2017), co-edited with Brice Nordquist and Susan Ryan, and Crossing Divides: Exploring Translingual Writing Pedagogies and Programs (Utah State UP, 2017), co-edited with Laura Tetreault, and winner of the Modern Language Association 2016-17 Mina P. Shaughnessy Biennial Book Prize.


Angela Laflen

AngelaPhotoAngela Laflen earned her Ph.D. from Purdue University and is currently an Assistant Professor of English at California State University, Sacramento. She teaches in the areas of Professional Writing and Writing Center Pedagogy.

She has presented her work at meetings of the Modern Language Association and the Conference on College Composition and Communication, and her work has appeared in Computers and Composition, Assessing Writing, and Modern Language Studies, among others. She is author of Confronting Visuality in Multi-Ethnic Women’s Literature (Palgrave Macmillan; 2014).


Lorie S. Jacobs

LoriePhoto Lorie S. Jacobs is Assistant Professor of Writing at University of Houston-Clear Lake, where she teaches first-year and professional writing courses.

Lorie is the Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines Coordinator, advancing professional development in the teaching of writing campus-wide. She also Co-Directs the First-Year Writing program.

Lorie’s research interests include discipline- and profession-specific writing curriculum, labor issues in academia, first-year composition, and student persistence.


Tara Wood

Tara Wood is an assistant professor of English and Writing Program Administrator at the University of Northern Colorado, where she teaches courses in composition and rhetoric.

Her work has appeared in several essay collections and journals, including College Composition and Communication, Composition Studies, Open Words: Access and English Studies, Kairos, and JAC.

She is the co-chair of the Committee on Disability Issues in College Composition and past chair of the Standing Group on Disability Studies within CCCC.