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Felicita Arzu-Carmichael

Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the First-Year Writing Program
Office: 308 O'Dowd Hall
Phone: (248) 370-4982
Fax: (248) 370-2748
Email: [email protected]


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.


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.


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

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