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Center Graduate Students: Thomas McNamara

Thomas McNamaraThomas McNamara is a Ph.D. student in the Center for Writing Studies in the English Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Contact Information

315 English Building | MC-718

Biographical Statement

A graduate of Loyola University Chicago's English MA program, I came to the Center for Writing Studies after working for three years at DePaul University, where I taught First-Year Writing courses and coordinated the Writing Groups at the University Center for Writing-based Learning.  Currently, I serve as the Digital Literacies Coordinator for Illinois's Undergraduate Rhetoric Program.

Research Interests

Race and Literacy, citizenship, multilingual literacies, African American studies, Asian American studies, writing center and composition pedagogy.