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Powers, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Powers
Assistant Professor of English and Coordinator of Augusta Writing Center

Office: Katz Library 202, Augusta Campus
Phone: (207) 621-3181
Office Hours:
Wednesday 10am-1pm or by appointment

Elizabeth Powers working with student in Writing Center.



Ph.D., Florida State University (2014)
M.A., Boise State University (2009)
B.A., Thomas More College (2006)


Elizabeth Powers directs the Writing Center at the Augusta campus and teaches courses in writing studies and digital rhetoric.

Elizabeth’s current research projects explore the spatial rhetoric of digital social media, non-traditional and marginalized identities in writing center work, and transfer of writing practices across academic and professional contexts.

Previously, Elizabeth’s work has been published by Computers and Composition Digital Press, WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship, Journal of Florida Studies, and Praxis: A Writing Center Journal.  She regularly presents research at national conferences, including the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the Rhetorical Society of America Conference, and the International Writing Center Association Conference.



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