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Department of Writing and Rhetoric

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

Felicita Arzu-Carmichael

headshot of Felicita Arzu Carmichael
Assistant Professor and Director of the Embedded Writing Specialist Program
Office: 308 O'Dowd Hall
Phone: (248) 370-4982
Fax: (248) 370-2748
Email: carmichael@oakland.edu

Biography

Felicita Arzu-Carmichael currently serves as Director of the Embedded Writing Specialist program, President of the International Employee Resource Group, and Associate Editor of College English. Her research and teaching center race, technology, inclusion, and rhetorics of space and place. She has led many workshops and presented at regional and national conferences on topics including online writing instruction, place conscious pedagogy, feminist activism in online spaces, social justice approaches to the teaching of writing, and writing program administration. Her work has appeared in Technical Communication Quarterly, Constellations, Writing Program Administration, Composition Studies, and Prompt.

Education

Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Professional Communication. New Mexico State University.
M.A. in English Studies for Teachers. New Mexico State University.
B.A. English Education. University of Belize.

Courses

WRT 1050 Composition I
WRT 1060 Composition II
WRT 2060 Introduction to Writing Studies
WRT 3010 Contemporary Issues in Writing and Rhetoric Studies
WRT 3084 Race, Social Justice, and Professional Writing
WRT 3900 Rhetoric(s) of Race and Ethnicity