Jessie L. Moore

Jessie L. MooreJESSIE 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. Her work has appeared in Computers and Composition, Written Communication, Composition Forum, Journal of Faculty Development, Journal on Centers for Teaching & Learning, TESOL Journal, and in edited collections. She co-edited Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer (2016) with Chris Anson.

Jessie has served on the Executive Committee for the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), as U.S. Regional Vice President of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), and on the Board for the Carolinas Writing Program Administrators. She currently serves as the elected Secretary of CCCC and as the ISSOTL Communications Committee Chair. Learn more about her work at