Gwendolynne Reid

Director of the Writing Program and Assistant Professor of English


PhD| North Carolina State University| 2017

MA| North Carolina State University| 2005

MA| Hollins University| 2005

BA| Bard College at Simon's Rock| 1999

AA| Bard College at Simon's Rock| 1997


Reid, Gwendolynne. "Compressing, Expanding, and Attending to Scientific Meaning: Writing the Semiotic Hybrid of Science for Professional and Citizen Scientists." Written Communication 36.1 (2019).


Penrose, Ann M. and Gwendolynne Reid. "Learning about Learning: Composition's Renewed Engagement with Cognition." Composition Studies 46.2 (Fall 2018).

Reid, Gwendolynne and Carolyn R. Miller. “Classification and its Discontents: Making Peace with Blurred Boundaries, Open Categories, and Diffuse Disciplines.” In Composition, Rhetoric, and Disciplinarity. Rita Malenczyk, Susan Miller-Cochran, Elizabeth Wardle, and Kathleen Blake Yancey, eds. Utah State UP, 2018.


Kampe, Christopher, Gwendolynne Reid, Paul Jones, Colleen S., Sean S., Kathleen M. Vogel. “Bringing the National Security Agency into the Classroom: Ethical Reflections on Academia-Intelligence Agency Partnerships.” Science and Engineering Ethics (2018). 


Reid, Gwendolynne. Shifting Networks of Science: Citizen Science and Scientific Genre Change. In Scientific Communication: Principles, Practices, and Methods. Eds. Han Yu and Kathryn Northcut. Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture series. Routledge, 2017. 19-38.


Reid, Gwendolynne, Robin Snead, Keon Pettiway, and Brent Simoneaux. “Multimodal Communication in the University: Surveying Faculty across Disciplines.” Across the Disciplines 13 (2016).


Reid, Gwendolynne. “Updating the FYC-Library Partnership: Recent Work on Information Literacy and Writing Classrooms, WPA-CompPile Bibliographies, No. 25.” WPA-CompPile Research Bibliographies (September 2014). Eds. Rich Haswell and Dylan Dryer.


Reid, Gwendolynne. “A “Rhetoricized” IL and an “Informed” Rhetoric: Mapping the Conversation Between Rhet/Comp and Information Literacy at CCCC 2014.” Pedagogy & Practice (May 2014). Web.


“‘Talking to Other People in Their Own Languages’: Making Interdiscursive Connections as Scientific Composing.” International Writing Across the Curriculum conference. Auburn AL, 2018.


“Dappled and Digital: Composing the Discipline in New Media and Modes.” Panel: Composing Networks: Towards a More Heterogeneous Conception of Disciplinarity. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City MO, 2018.


“Of Whales, Hearts, and Databases: An Undergraduate's Rhetorical Education in and out of the Lab.” Panel: Learning to Write Disciplines: Cultivating Students’ Disciplinary Knowledge across Sites of Learning. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland OR, 2017. 


“Genre Change: Negotiating Polycontextuality in Scientific Genres.” Panel: Genres in a Complex World: Case Studies in Emergence and Change. Rhetorical Society of America, Atlanta GA, 2016.


“Interrogating our Schemas for Discipline-as-Category.” Panel: Composition, Rhetoric, and Disciplinarity: Coming to Terms with Our Past and Taking Action for the Future. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston TX, 2016.


“A Technologized Writing Pedagogy: Teaching the Writer’s Tools in FYC,” Panel: Pedagogy, Multimodality, and Digital Technology. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa FL, 2015.


“Welcoming Wikipedia into the Classroom: Using Wikipedia to Teach Critical Information Literacy in the First-Year Writing Classroom.” Panel: Researching to Write, Writing to Research: Teaching Information Literacy to First-Year Writing Students, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis IN, 2014.


Simoneaux, Brent, Gwendolynne Reid, Bethany Bradshaw, and Megan Hall. “Usability Meets Contingency: Redesigning a Writing Program’s Interface,” Computers and Writing Conference, Frostburg MD, 2013.


Reid, Gwendolynne and J.L. Reid.  “Shifting Narrative Structures: Remediating Interactive Fiction for Mobile Apps,” CRDM Research Symposium and Carolina Rhetoric Conference, Raleigh NC, 2013.

Research Interests

writing across the curriculum | writing in the disciplines | genre studies | digital writing | multimodality | writing program administration