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Elaine Hays

Director of Writing Programs, Lecturer, Composition Instructor
(Ph.D., University of Rhode Island)

Office: Fenwick 231
(508) 793-3648

Ph.D, English with Concentration in Composition and Rhetoric
University of Rhode Island, 2006
Dissertation: Genres of Tutor Training: Searching for Reflective Practice

Master’s Degree in English
University of Massachusetts Boston, 1995

Bachelor’s Degree in English and History
University of Massachusetts Boston, 1992

Worked in Writing Centers since 1995 at:
Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT

Holy Cross courses taught:
English 110 – Composition
English 387 – Composition Theory and Pedagogy
Passport Program – Introduction to College Writing

Personal Tidbits:
Born and raised in Texas, but lived in New England for over 30 years. Married with 2 adult children and 3 adult step-children; four grandchildren and four step-grandchildren.  Have a passion for American Studies; claim to be an amateur historian.  

Like to take bicycle trips, although I usually fall off at least once.  Also like to snowshoe in the winter.

Am a passionate Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan.