JESSIE L. MOORE is director of the Center for Engaged Learning and professor of English: Professional Writing & Rhetoric at Elon University. She previously coordinated Elon’s first-year writing program and professional writing & rhetoric program. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in English – Rhetoric and Composition from Purdue University.

Jessie leads planning, implementation, and assessment of the Center’s research seminars, which support multi-institutional inquiry on high-impact pedagogies and other focused engaged learning topics. Her recent research examines transfer of writing knowledge and practices, multi-institutional research and collaborative inquiry, writing residencies for faculty writers, the writing lives of university students, and high-impact pedagogies. She is the co-editor of Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer (with Chris Anson, The WAC Clearinghouse and University Press of Colorado, 2016) and Understanding Writing Transfer: Implications for Transformative Student Learning in Higher Education (with Randy Bass, Stylus, 2017). Her work has appeared in Computers and CompositionWritten CommunicationComposition Forum, Journal of Faculty DevelopmentJournal on Centers for Teaching & LearningTESOL Journal, and in edited collections.

Jessie has served on the Executive Committee for the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), as the inaugural Chair-Elect (and subsequently as the Chair and Past-Chair) of the Second Language Writing Interest Section of TESOL, and on the Board for the Carolinas Writing Program Administrators. In 2013, she co-hosted the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) conference with Peter Felten and developed ISSOTL Online 2013, which featured strands on SoTL foundations, studying and designing for transfer, and student voices in SoTL. She currently serves as the elected Secretary of CCCC, as U.S. Regional Vice President (2016-2018) of ISSOTL, and as Chair of the ISSOTL Communications Committee. Her full CV is available at jessie.jessiemoore.net/research.

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Photo caption: Natural arch at Powersourt Estate Gardens, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Photo by JLM, 2007.