Nicole WallackLecturer in Discipline in English and Comparative Literature and Director of the Undergraduate Writing Program310 Philosophy Hall
Office Hours:Mon 11:00am-12:00pm and by appt.(212) 854 3886
Areas of Interest :Rhetoric and composition; history of the essay; 19th-century Scottish literature and ethnography; memoirs; diversity studies
B. A., McGill University (1988); M. Sc., University of Edinburgh (1990); Ph.D., New York University (2004). Nicole Wallack is the Director of The Undergraduate Writing Program. Her fields of interest are rhetoric and composition, teacher education, history of the essay, American Modernist essays, creative nonfiction, and auditory culture. She is also an associate of the Institute for Writing and Thinking (IWT) at Bard College. At Bard, she designs and conducts workshops for educators on the essay, assessment, writing-to-learn practices, writing across the curriculum, and listening as a pedagogical praxis. She works as a Writing Across the Curriculum consultant in high schools and colleges around the country. Currently, she is preparing a book manuscript based on her dissertation, Finding a Form: Crafting the Writer’s Presence in The Best American Essays 1986-2003, and co-authoring a book for the IWT on revision.