Marcia Buell
Associate Professor, First-Year Writing Coordinator
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5955
Writing Studies and Rhetoric, Developmental Writing, English as a Second Language
Courses Taught
ENGL 101 Writing I
ENGL 102 Writing II
ENGL 309 Reading and Writing in a Changing Digital Economy
ENGL 376 Advanced Composition
ENGL 427 Pedagogies of College Level Writing
ENGL 434 Seminar in Basic Writing
ENGL 435 Assissment of Writing
ENGL 437 Computers and English Studies
Research Interests
Developmental Writers and Identity; Writing in Graduate College; Disability Studies and Medical Rhetorics, Multimodality and Writing

Ph.D. English/Writing Studies, University of Illinois
M.A. TESL/Linguistics, Ohio University
B.A. Antioch College


Selected Publications

Buell, Marcia Z. "Negotiating Rich Response Networks and Textual Ownership in Dissertation Writing" Research Literacies and Writing Pedagogies for Masters and Doctoral Writers, Eds. Badenhorst, Cecile and Cally Guerin. Brill Online Books and Journals. 2015. 221-237.

Buell, Marcia Z. “The Place of Basic Writing at Wedonwan U: A Simulation for Graduate Level Seminars" Journal of Basic Writing E-Journal (2013-2014).

Buell, Marcia Z. “Negotiaitng Textual Authority: Response Cycles for a Personal Statement of a Latina Undergraduate.” Journal of Basic Writing 31(2) 5-28, (2012).

Buell, Marcia, and Park, So Jin. “Positioning expertise: The shared journey of a South Korean and a North American doctoral student.” In Christine Casanave and XiaoMing Li (Eds.), Learning to do graduate school: Perspectives on academic enculturation, literacy practices, and identity. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Michigan University Press. 2008.

Buell, Marcia. “Code-switching and second language writing: How multiple codes are combined in a text.” In Charles Bazerman and Paul Prior (Eds.), What writing does and how it does it (97-122). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 2004.

Room LWH 2019
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

(773) 442-5955
Office Hours
Spring 2024 Student Hours
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., El Centro, and 6:00-7:00 p.m., Main Campus
Wednesday: 12:30-2:00 p.m., Online
Thursday: 10:00-10:30 a.m., El Centro

Available for consultation via Zoom, Google Meet, email, or phone.
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