Elizabeth Powers

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Assistant Professor of English and Coordinator of Augusta Writing Center
(207) 621-3181

Katz 206



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

Elizabeth Powers coordinates the Writing Center at the Augusta campus, and teaches introductory and advanced writing courses. She loves working with students individually and in groups as they explore their writing practices and processes in academic, professional, and civic contexts.

Elizabeth’s scholarly focus is Rhetoric and Composition, especially the rhetorics of space and place, digital communication, and writing center studies. Her current research projects include analyzing nineteenth-century travel rhetoric, and investigating intersections of free speech & inclusion in digital writing environments.

Previously, Elizabeth’s work has been published by Computers and Composition Digital Press, The Writing Lab NewsletterJournal 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.

Elizabeth Powers