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Terese Thonus, PhD

Director, KU Writing Center
785-864-2398
Anschutz Library 424

Associate Professor (by courtesy) Terese Thonus directs the KU Writing Center. She currently teaches ENGL 400, Teaching and Tutoring Writing, and mentors students who work as writing consultants. Her research explores the intersections of oral interaction and writing, particularly in writing center contexts. Her work has appeared in Assessing Writing, Discourse and Society, Journal of Second Language Writing, Linguistics and Education, Journal of College Reading and Learning, and the Writing Center Journal. With Rebecca Babcock, she co-authored Researching the Writing Center: Towards an Evidence-Based Practice (Peter Lang, 2012). Her current research examines speaking-writing relationships in second language acquisition theory and second language writing.


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