Maureen R. Fitzsimmons | Writing Program | SUNY-ESF
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Maureen R. FitzsimmonsVisiting Instructor

Maureen Fitzsimmons

105B Moon Library
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210



Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
School of Education, MS, English Education

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
School of Journalism, Bachelor of Journalism
College of Arts and Science, AB, English

Current ESF Courses

  • EWP 290
  • EWP 300
  • EWP 407

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Composition and technical writing
  • Environmental and nature writing
  • Media and the environment
  • Creative nonfiction
  • Community-based writing and learning
  • Narrative and storytelling

Select Publications, Presentations and Talks

  • Instructor's Resource Manual for The College Writer, Houghton Mifflin Company.
  • Co-Presenter, "Negotiating Boundaries Between Campus and Community," Writing Center Administrators (IWCA-NCPTW) Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, .
  • Co-Presenter, "Tapping Into Local Resources: Extending the Classroom," Gateway Focus on Teaching, Syracuse University.
  • Co-Presenter, "Who Owns Diversity? Critical Encounters in Higher Education," The Fourth International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, UCLA, July 6, 2004.
  • Co-Presenter, "Working with Professional Writing Students in the Writing Center." Writing Center Administrators (IWCA-NCPTW) Conference, Hershey, Pennsylvania..
  • Presenter, "Service-Learning in a Writing Class," Venture Consortium Conference, Franklin & Marshall College.
  • Contributor, Political Moments in the Classroom, by Margaret Himley et al., Boynton-Cook
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication, "Students Talk: Conversation, Insight and the Writing Process," Phoenix, Arizona.

Professional Affiliations

Conference on College Composition and Communication