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Center Graduate Students: Andrea Olinger

Andrea Olinger is a Ph.D. candidate in the Center for Writing Studies in the English Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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332 English Building | MC-718

Biographical Statement

I grew up in a Chicago suburb, but it's been awhile since I've lived in Illinois. I arrived here from Los Angeles, where I got an MA in applied linguistics and an ESL teaching certificate and survived--thrived--without a car. Before that, I did the "recent college grad" thing in DC, working for a research firm that got English majors like me hooked on social scientific methods and literacy research. (Photo credit: Jennie Slade)

Research Interests

style/voice/register, multimodal discourse analysis and other methods of discourse analysis, language and literacy ideologies, WAC/WID, WPA, second language writing, composition pedagogy

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