University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English

Faculty - Nancy Welch

Nancy Welch

Nancy Welch, Professor

  • Ph.D. University of Nebraska, 1995
  • C.V. (PDF)
Area of expertise

Composition and rhetoric including rhetoric of social movements, U.S. working-class rhetorical history, and women and rhetoric; fiction and nonfiction writing; and literacy studies

Contact Information
Email: nancy.welch@uvm.edu
Phone: (802) 656-4171

Office: 439 Old Mill
Fall Office Hours: M 1:00-3:00; T/TH 1:15-2:15

Publications: Living Room: Teaching Public Writing in a Privatized World, Getting Restless: Rethinking Revision in Writing Instruction, and The Road from Prosperity: Stories, The Dissertation and the Discipline: Reinventing Composition Studies,

Courses taught: Topics in Composition and Rhetoric: U.S. Literacy Politics and Rhetoric and (the Rollback of) Women's Rights, Three Women Rhetors, Writing as Re-vision, Advanced Nonfiction Writing Workshop: Autobiography and/as Argument, Aphrodite's Daughters: Contemporary Women's Rhetorical Practices, "Only Connect": Creative Writing and Critical Inquiry, Competing Theories of Composing, Dream-Work and Discipline: Freud, Bakhtin, and the Teaching of Writing, Teaching Writing and Rhetoric