Full-Time Faculty - Michelle Navarre Cleary

Michelle Navarre Cleary is an Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment; and Writing Coordinator at the School for New Learning. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Theory from Northwestern University and taught reading, literature and writing classes at Olive-Harvey College before coming to SNL. She has published scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals including Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy and WPA: Writing Program Administration. Her current research is motivated by two questions: How do adult students develop as writers when they return to school? How can the teaching of writing to adult students be improved?