Department of Writing and Rhetoric

O'Dowd Hall, Room 378
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-2746
fax: (248) 370-2748

Roger Chao

Roger Chao speaking into a wireless microphone
Roger Chao

B.A., English, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
M.A., English, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Ph.D., English, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Roger Chao completed his Ph.D. in English with a focus in Language and Rhetoric at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. His research interests include university-community partnerships and the teaching of writing in community-based contexts. In addition, his work also examines the skills and strategies that students need to transition effectively from high school English into college writing.

Roger has taught a range of writing courses, including first-year composition, interdisciplinary writing, adult basic education, and pre-college writing.